News - 22 Apr 2021
In Denmark, approx. 18-20 per cent of the heat generated by district heating plants is wasted due to heat loss in the distribution network. The same figure applies more or less to all European...
News - 9 Mar 2021
Engineers from North Carolina State University have been constantly enhancing the efficiency of a wrist-worn flexible device that harnesses the heat energy from the human body to track health.
News - 9 Dec 2020
A stretchable system that can harvest energy from human breathing and motion for use in wearable health-monitoring devices may be possible, according to an international team of researchers, led by...
News - 4 Nov 2020
Arrhythmias and other heart problems are monitored and treated using pacemakers and other implantable cardiac devices. In general, such devices tend to lead to one of two drawbacks.
News - 1 Oct 2020
In a city with 446 bridges, how do you effectively monitor the health of the structures that help residents navigate above Pittsburgh's three rivers-
Experts rely on remote sensors fastened...
News - 10 Aug 2020
Experts in quantum cold-atom sensors are delving deep underground in a new project aimed at harnessing quantum gravity sensing technology in harsh underground borehole environments.
The Gravity Delve...
News - 5 Aug 2020
Innovators from Purdue University have been working on inventions to utilize microchip technology in implantable devices and other wearable products such as smartwatches to enhance biomedical devices,...
News - 26 Jun 2020
Tiny wireless sensors for recycled N95 masks could verify, in real time, whether the respirators are being exposed to proper decontamination conditions.
They're being developed and tested at the...
News - 25 Jun 2020
According to Smokey Bear, an American campaign and advertising icon of the U.S. Forest Service, only people can prevent wildfires. But what if a high-tech backup can help?
MSU’s Changyong Cao...
News - 22 May 2020
At the University of Surrey, a team of researchers has now developed a new biodegradable motion sensor.
Image Credit: Getty Images.
The new motion sensor opens the door for implanted...