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Powerful micro diaphragm pump for mini-sensors

Particulate matter harms the heart and lungs. In the future, a smartphone with an inbuilt gas sensor could be used to warn of heavy exposure. To help the sensor respond quickly and provide accurate measurements, researchers ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Engineering
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Good vibrations for the future of computing

Vibrating mechanical switches that can be cascaded to perform complex computational operations could take computing significantly further than today's technologies. KAUST researchers have demonstrated an alternative technology ...

dateOct 03, 2017 in Engineering
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Drones controlled with brain-computer interface

Single unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) directed by joysticks, radio controllers, and mobile phones are already accomplishing a variety of useful tasks, such as aerial photography and security patrols. But using multiple ...

dateOct 02, 2017 in Engineering
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