Now you see it: Sony picture taken with curved CMOS sensor
Detecting extraterrestrial life using mechanical nanosensors
Looking for life on other planets is not straightforward. It usually relies on chemical detection, which might be limited or even completely irrelevant to alien biology. On the other hand, motion is a trait ...
Sony inspired by biomimicry develops curved CMOS sensors
Flexible all-carbon electronics integrated onto plants, insects, and more
Steering by peeking: Physicists control quantum particles by looking at them
Scientists from the FOM Foundation and Delft University of Technology have manipulated a quantum particle, merely by looking at it in a smart way. By adjusting the strength of their measurement according ...
Researchers use artificially engineered materials to create breakthrough for sound sensors
University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering researchers have developed breakthrough technology to improve sound sensor capabilities through the use of artificially engineered materials.
Pencil drawing of a sensor actually is a sensor
Chemists exploring new material with 'next generation' computer hard drive possibilities
(Phys.org) —An attempt to uncover the 'holy grail' of a lossless energy source has inadvertently led to a study which could result in the next generation of high-speed, mass storage hard drives.
Pair of seismologists publicly wonder if it might be possible to predict largest earthquakes
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
Nuclear engineer creates novel skateboard propulsion (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —A Purdue University nuclear engineering student has turned his time-consuming hobby into something new under the sun—an electric drive train that turns almost any skateboard into a high-speed ...
3-D Air-Touch display operates on mobile devices
Engineers develop graphene-based biosensor that works in three ways at once
(Phys.org)—One of nanotechnology's greatest promises is interacting with the biological world the way our own cells do, but current biosensors must be tailor-made to detect the presence of one type of protein, ...
World's first photonic pressure sensor outshines traditional mercury standard
For almost 400 years, mercury gauges have prevailed as the most accurate way to measure pressure. Now, within weeks of seeing "first light," a novel pressure-sensing device has surpassed the performance of ...