Artificial nitrogen fertilizers tremendously altered agriculture during the Green Revolution, propelling crop yields and food security to great heights.
A research team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has built a new near-infrared sensor that is easy to manufacture, comparable in size to sensors in smartphones, and ready for deployment in agriculture and industrial process monitoring.
FreshAir, an industry leader in the development of sensors to detect and alert for hazardous chemicals, announces its unique and highly effective FreshAir1 Smoking Detection System.
A new smart sensing technology, which is illustrated in the journal Nature Food, could help farmers work out the best time to use fertilizer on their crops and how much is required, after taking into consideration factors such as soil condition and weather.
The decommissioning of nuclear facilities poses major challenges for operators. Whether decommissioning or safe containment, the amount of nuclear waste to be disposed of is growing at an overwhelming rate worldwide.
Russian scientists at Ural Federal University and the Institute of Organic Synthesis, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences have created an express sensor for the detection of nitrobenzene in food and cosmetics.
Keeping harmful compounds out of the food supply chain is a key factor when ensuring consumer safety. Now, researchers at Ural Federation University and Potovsky Institute of Organic Synthesis, Russia, have developed an advanced ultrasensitive electrochemical sensor that can detect nitrobenzene in commercial honey solutions.
A team of researchers at Georgia State University has developed a novel approach for detecting the activity of calcium within cells.
A trio of chemists at Indiana University Bloomington has created a new sensor to detect chemical changes in immune cells during the breakdown of pathogens.