New cheap NFC sensor can transmit information on hazardous chemicals, food spoilage to smartphone
MIT chemists have devised a new way to wirelessly detect hazardous gases and environmental pollutants, using a simple sensor that can be read by a smartphone.
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Japan scientists develop micro-fine adhesive sensors
Scientists in Japan have developed a sticky sheet of tiny sensors that can be put directly on moving joints, beating hearts or other living tissues.
Fast, accurate new nanoparticle-based sensor system for screening cancer drugs
Traditional genomic, proteomic and other screening methods currently used to characterize drug mechanisms are time-consuming and require special equipment, but now researchers led by chemist Vincent Rotello ...
A control knob for fat? Protein that makes other proteins also regulates fat levels
Like a smart sensor that adjusts the lighting in each room and a home's overall temperature, a protein that governs the making of other proteins in the cell also appears capable of controlling fat levels in the body.
Thin, strong bond for vacuum seal
An ultra-stable, ultra-thin bonding technology has been adapted by researchers in PML's Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division for use as a super-strong vacuum seal.
New sensor improves quality check drinking water
University of Twente doctoral candidate Natalia Hoog has developed an online sensor which can be used to check the quality of the water in a water purification plant more accurately and more cheaply. Amongst ...
Tech review: Another year, another iPad
Some years, Apple introduces a new version of a product and the world rejoices. Other years, the updates are more under the hood, but they still sell a ton.
First fully programmable ISO 15693-compliant 13.56 MHz sensor transponder
Texas Instruments today announced the industry's first flexible high frequency 13.56 MHz sensor transponder family. The highly integrated ultra-low-power RF430FRL15xH system-on-chip (SoC) family combines ...