News tagged with sensors

Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive PtSe2 gas sensors

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have shown that PtSe2, a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide has potential for a variety of uses. In particular, PtSe2 is an excellent high performance gas sensor, ...

dateJan 13, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Image: MetOp-C payload module

The payload module of MetOp-C, Europe's latest weather satellite, is in place at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands for rigorous testing in space-like conditions.

dateJan 13, 2017 in Space Exploration
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High-tech sensors for better breast exams

Clinical breast examinations can save women's lives, but, as doctors-in-training, new residents sometimes aren't thorough or experienced enough to detect potentially cancerous abnormalities.

dateDec 14, 2016 in Engineering
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