Bridging sensory gap between artificial and real skin
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.
Researchers looking to 4-D printing to create biosensors from edible gels
Student designs and develops revolutionary new hand-held laminating tool
A PhD student from the University of Bristol has designed and developed a hand-held laminating tool, known as the dibber, for use in the layup of advanced composite components. The manual tool could be used ...
Health checks will be seated by Sharp
Drone revolution hovers on the horizon
Drones are about to have a big impact on our lives, even if they will not be delivering our orders from Amazon any time soon, say experts.
A technique to analyze production processes highlights the financial benefits of recycling
A method developed by A*STAR for analyzing the financial benefits of incorporating the recycling and reuse of materials in manufacturing processes is expected to encourage more companies to adopt environmentally ...
Stanford aims to bring player pianos back to life
(AP)—Stanford University wants to unlock the secrets of the player piano, which brought recorded music into living rooms long before there were cassettes, compact discs or iPods.
Higher welding speed improves the quality of welds between dissimilar alloys
Simple changes in technique can yield big improvements, say A*STAR researchers investigating how welding speed and the placement of materials affect the quality of welds between dissimilar alloys. They discovered ...
Better protection against floods
Hurricanes are devastating. Aside from the high, sustained wind speeds, they usually bring with them heavy rain, which can quickly lead to the breaching of flood defences in susceptible areas. Now, US and UK researchers have ...
Fully automated: Thousands of blood samples every hour
Siemens is supplying automation technology for the longest and one of the most cutting-edge sample processing lines in any clinical laboratory. The line, or automation track, 200 meters long, in Marlborough, ...
Rohinni's Lightpaper invites innovative lighting
First series production vehicle with software control
Siemens has unveiled the first electric series production vehicle with the central electronics and software architecture RACE. This technology, developed in the research project of the same name, replaces ...