News - 6 Jul 2021
The frequency of wildfires is steadily rising as climate change creates increasingly favorable conditions for such conflagrations. Dry leaves and plant life, a lack of soil moisture, and increased...
News - 28 Jun 2021
Researchers have developed smart wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients when a wound is not healing properly.
The fluorescent nanosensors respond to changes in...
News - 8 Jun 2021
Resolve Optics reports on the growing demand for radiation-resistant fixed focus and zoom lenses for CCTV cameras used for visual inspection in nuclear power stations.
Image Credit: Resolve...
News - 30 Apr 2021
Hydrogen as a clean, renewable alternative to fossil fuels is part of a sustainable-energy future, and very much already here. However, lingering concerns about flammability have limited widespread...
News - 8 Feb 2021
The EPFL Spacecraft Team has set an aspiring goal of launching a couple of satellites by 2023. With this daring project, the student team hopes to gain a deeper understanding of the chemical...
News - 28 Jan 2021
Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurements, has launched a new instrument for off-gas methane and carbon dioxide measurements in the biomethane production process. Robust,...
News - 9 Dec 2020
A laser-based sensor developed at KAUST could improve monitoring of benzene emissions and limit exposure to this pollutant. In collaboration with Saudi Aramco, KAUST researchers have developed a...
News - 9 Dec 2020
Hollow spheres known as photonic crystals, inspired by the bumpy surface of butterfly wings, magnified here 40,000 times, are the core of a new hydrogen sensor. Image Credit: RMIT University
News - 4 Dec 2020
Reliable gas monitoring on board.
Gas leaks on board can quickly lead to fire and poisoning. Depending on the type of seagoing vessel and its cargo, dangerous gas concentrations can form at any time....
News - 3 Dec 2020
Inspired by the surface of butterfly wings, researchers have developed a light-activated hydrogen sensor that produces ultra-precise results at room temperature.
The technology can detect hydrogen...