News - 17 Apr 2010
A novel nano-scale scientific tool in the form of a molecular switch was synthesized by two chemists from The Scripps Research Institute. This switch turns on or off depending on the presence of metal...
News - 17 May 2010
New Zealand researchers have designed a new kind of sensor that allows sports scientists to measure the impact forces of athletes’ performance.
Sports players wearing these sensor devices...
News - 22 Feb 2016
Instead of a pan and a pick ax, prospectors of the future might seek gold with a hand-held biosensor that uses a component of DNA to detect traces of the element in water.
The gold sensor is...
News - 19 Feb 2018
Scientists at WMG at the University of Warwick have discovered that Lithium-ion batteries can be safely charged up to five times faster than the present recommended maximum charging limits. This was...
News - 27 Jun 2014
ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of a versatile wearable key device that provides unprecedented functionality, from counting the number of steps taken, estimating the number...
News - 25 Sep 2013
Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its next-generation, AllClear® handheld...
Article - 26 Mar 2019
Piezoelectric materials, of which piezoceramic materials are a subset, are useful because they can generate an electrical charge from a physical force & mechanical deformation.
Article - 3 Aug 2022
In this article, a complete guide of nuclear reactor sensors is provided. Learn more about the role these sensors play in ensuring a safe, efficient nuclear power plant.
Article - 20 Jun 2022
In this article, we explore how sensor technologies can be used to monitor uranium levels in the nuclear industry. Monitoring radioactive elements can help to protect the environment and human health.
Article - 4 Feb 2020
The capacity to assess the properties of metal is valuable for all kinds of applications in research and industry.