News - 2 Apr 2021
In recent years, robots have gained artificial vision, touch, and even smell. "Researchers have been giving robots human-like perception," says MIT Associate Professor Fadel Adib. In a new...
News - 4 Mar 2021
Scientists have taken cues from the eyes of mantis shrimp to design a new type of optical sensor that is small enough to fit on a smartphone but can also perform polarimetric and hyperspectral...
News - 19 Jan 2021
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A newly developed retinomorphic sensor that operates like the mammalian eye could help change the way computer processors operate.
One thing has...
News - 15 Dec 2020
Transparent electronics--such as head-up displays that allow pilots to read flight data while keeping their eyes ahead of them--improve safety and allow users to access data while in transit.
News - 9 Dec 2020
Researchers at Oregon State University are making key advances with a new type of optical sensor that more closely mimics the human eye's ability to perceive changes in its visual field.
News - 9 Dec 2020
Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART),...
News - 1 Dec 2020
Researchers from Bochum, Göttingen, Duisburg and Cologne have developed a new method for detecting bacteria and infections. They use fluorescent nanosensors to track down pathogens faster and...
News - 15 Oct 2020
In Judith Su's Little Sensor Lab, researchers are working to sense tiny amounts - down to a single molecule - of everything from doping agents to biomarkers for cancer, Alzheimer's disease,...
News - 29 Sep 2020
An Army-funded landmark discovery at New York University could change the way researchers develop and use optical technologies, such as lasers, sensors and photonic circuits over the next...
News - 22 Sep 2020
Michell Instruments has announced the launch of a ground-breaking new development for quality control in natural gas processing and transmission.
The CDP301 hydrocarbon and water dew-point tester...