Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Home Tags Sensor

Tag: sensor

sensor

UBC-Developed Sensor Provides Next-Generation Ice Detection

A new sensor, that can detect ice accumulation in real-time, might be a game-changer when it comes to airline safety and efficiency.
sensor

New Sensor Could Shake up Earthquake Response Efforts

Last week’s massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the July 4 holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest...
smallest wearable device

World’s Smallest Wearable Device Warns of Uv Exposure, Enables Precision Phototherapy

The world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device has been developed by Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering scientists to measure exposure to light...
integrated sensors

Interactive Shutter Eyeglasses to Replace Eyepatch Therapy

The standard treatment for so-called lazy eye (amblyopia) in children is to cover the nonimpaired eye with a patch. This trains the impaired eye...
Asthma Attacks

Engineers, Physician Collaborating to Detect Impending Asthma Attacks

About 5 percent of asthma patients suffer from frequent and severe sudden chest tightness that disrupts breathing, often leading to an emergency room visit...
colon cancer

Broccoli, Cabbage and Kale May Protect Against Colon Cancer

The early-stage mouse study, from scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and Imperial College London, is published in the journal Immunity. This suggests that even without genetic risk factors,...
quantum interference

Novel Approach to Coherent Control of a Three-Level Quantum System

For the first time, researchers were able to study quantum interference in a three-level quantum system and thereby control the behavior of individual electron...
Optical Fibers

Optical Fibers That Can “Feel” the Materials Around Them

In recent years optical fibers have served as sensors to detect changes in temperature, like a thermometer, and pressure, like an artificial nerve. This...
low-power chips. innovative imaging, fiber optic sensing, wireless sensor network, germanium nanowire pFETs

Internet of Water to Tackle Growing Water Risks

Flanders pioneers the internet of Water, a unique intelligent water management system based on a network of connected sensors, that enables a permanent and...
EYEMATE sensor system

A Sentinel to Watch over Ocular Pressure

Out with the old and in with the new – there is a steady coming and going of fluid called aqueous humor in human...
Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor

For Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor Design, Researchers Looked to the Butterfly Wing

An easy-to-use implant sensor for at-home glaucoma monitoring developed by researchers at Caltech and tested at UC San Francisco could significantly benefit patients by...
cereal

Why Cereal Is Better

Whether barley, wheat, maize or rice: The grass family includes all the major cereals. They are vital for feeding the world's population. Farmers produce...
artificially intelligent wheelchair

Self-Driving AI Wheelchair Edges Closer to Aiding People with Disabilities

The research prize will help a team at Imperial College London to develop a self-driving, self-navigating wheelchair for paralysed people who can lead with their gaze....
magnetoencephalography

Researchers at Sandia Work on New Way to Image Brain

Sandia National Laboratories researchers want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that’s simpler and less expensive than the...
Biodegradable Sensor

Biodegradable Sensor Monitors Pressure in the Body then Disappears

UConn engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions...
Electronics Laboratory

Smart Buildings That Can Manage Our Electricity Needs

A smart grid that decides how best to distribute energy based on availability, cost and customers’ needs – that’s the energy concept being developed...
immune system

Fast Food Makes the Immune System More Aggressive in the Long...

The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. This is shown by a recent...
temperature sensor

Researchers Engineer Ultra-Sensitive Temperature Sensor

Can a “thermometer” consist of a thin film or tiny (micrometer or even nanometer scale) particles, operate in real time and in very well-defined...
infrasound sensor

New Sandia Balloon-Borne Infrasound Sensor Array Detects Explosions

Sheets of plastic similar to that used for garbage bags, packing tape, some string, a little charcoal dust and a white shoebox-size box are...
sleeping

Sleeping for Longer Leads to a Healthier Diet

Sleeping for longer each night is a simple lifestyle intervention that could help reduce intake of sugary foods and lead to a generally healthier...