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Printed sensors monitor tire wear in real time

Electrical engineers at Duke University have invented an inexpensive printed sensor that can monitor the tread of car tires in real time, warning drivers when the rubber meeting the road has grown dangerously thin.

dateJun 14, 2017 in Engineering
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Winter-like temps can reduce tire pressure

The polar plunge that has chilled much of the nation does more than bring out ice scrapers and antifreeze. It can trigger vehicles' tire pressure monitoring systems overnight, sending nervous drivers to dealers and service ...

dateNov 19, 2014 in Other
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