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Wearables

Researchers Upcycle CDs into Biosensors

New research offers a second life for CDs: Turn them into flexible biosensors that are inexpensive and easy to manufacture.

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Materials

Smart Implants Monitor Healing

Patient-specific 3D printed smart metamaterial implants double as sensors to monitor spinal healing. The new class of multifunctional mechanical metamaterials act as their own sensors, recording and...

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Design

Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Uses Modified Bacterial DNA

A different way to build a COVID-19 vaccine is said to remain effective against new and emerging variants and could be taken as a pill, by inhalation, or other delivery methods.

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Medical

Wearable Patch Monitors Blood Glucose Levels

Transdermal Diagnostics, a University of Bath spinout company, has invented a wearable patch that allows people with diabetes to painlessly monitor their blood glucose levels. The company has...

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Electronics & Computers

The Value of Sensor Simulation for Hardware-in-the-Loop Design Validation

With the recent advances in electrification and new technology developments in propulsion methodology, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test benches—historically...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Novel Chemical Glucose Sensing Method Based on Boronic Acids and Graphene Foam

Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.

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Test & Measurement

Application Note: Addressing the Challenges of Specifying and Building Power Racks

EA Elektro-Automatik offers solutions that address these challenges head-on with robust power supply units and turnkey power racks that are certified to EN...

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Materials

Using Fabric to Power Everyday Electronics

See how NUS researchers have developed an ultra-thin, self-charging fabric that is capable of generating electricity using air moisture.

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Materials

In-Motion, Automatic Paint Defect Repair

With today’s new high-performance coatings, obtaining a high-quality finish is even more important. Modern high-performance, inline, car body surface inspection technology can bring users...

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Materials

Novel Material Able to Sense, Think, and Act

Researchers at Penn State have created a new material that is capable of behaving like a brain. See how this soft polymer is able to process sensing, thinking, and acting abilities without...

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Energy

Reinventing Offshore Wind Turbines

Dr. Brandon Ennis, Sandia National Laboratories’ offshore wind technical lead, had a radically new idea for offshore wind turbines: instead of a tall unwieldy tower, with blades at the top, he imagined a towerless turbine with blades pulled taut like a bow.

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Medical

PTSD Risks and Severity Linked to Hippocampus

While the American Psychological Association has recognized posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a mental illness for more than 40 years, there is still much that remains unknown about the...

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Medical

AI Model Uses fMRI to Identify Alzheimer’s, Schizophrenia, and Autism Early

Identifying mental health conditions early is key to better treatment and prevention. As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are paving the way to...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

MIT Creates High-Resolution Continuous Ultrasound Sticker

Though medical ultrasound imaging technology has been in use since the mid-20th century, ultrasound technology capable of imaging patients over a longer term have been out of...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

An On-Chip Spectrometer and the Future of Image Sensors

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

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Manned Systems

Streamline Your Functional Safety Systems to Save Time, Improve Performance, and Enhance Safety

As off-road and highway vehicles become smarter and aspire to reduce environmental impact, the complexity of on-board systems continues...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Eliminate Unplanned Machine Downtime With igus Smart Plastics

Collaborative research between 3M and Matrix Engineering Consultants generated fascinating results on controlling loading dynamics in automotive chassis bolted connections...

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Data Acquisition

Preventing Gridlock on the Ground

NASA technology is enabling airline flight managers to improve managing traffic on the ground and scheduling departures.

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Medical

Light-Sensing 3D-Printed Device Could Help People with Lupus

A team of engineers and doctors at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have designed a unique 3D-printed light-sensing medical device that is placed directly on the skin...

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Photonics/Optics

Advanced Microscope Techniques Could Improve Computer Memories

Anyone who has watched steam billow up from a boiling kettle or seen ice crystals form on a wet window in winter has observed what scientists call a phase transition. Phase...

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Electronics & Computers

Thin Device Triggers One of Quantum Mechanics’ Strangest Phenomena

An ultrathin invention could make future computing, sensing and encryption technologies remarkably smaller and more powerful by helping scientists control a strange but...

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Imaging

New Products: September 2022 Photonics & Imaging Insider

High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes

OSI Optoelectronics (Hawthorne, CA) has introduced infrared-sensitive, pigtail-packaged High-Speed InGaAs Photodiodes with active areas of 75...

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Medical

Researchers Eliminate Lung Cancer in Mice

Learn how researchers from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine are combining cytokine 'drug factory' implants and a checkpoint inhibitor drug to eradicate advanced-stage...

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Energy

Engineering Construction Vehicles for Battery-Electric Solutions

Noise and emissions limits, particularly in urban settings, make battery-electric construction vehicles an attractive option. This is especially true as equipment...

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Unmanned Systems

NAIAS 2022: Seventh-Generation of Ford Mustang Is Highest Performer Yet

The exterior visuals still emphasize a long hood and a short deck, but the V8-powered 2024 Mustang GT’s mammoth air intakes are a telltale that things have...

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Wearables

Assistive Robot Prevents Falls for Elderly

A wearable assistive robot can detect and prevent a fall before it happens, reducing the user’s risk of sustaining injuries. The robot can also be used to aid patients’ rehabilitation from...

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Medical

Microfluidic-Based Soft Robotics Promise Relief for Amputees

A new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients who have had an amputation between the ankle...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

New Surgical Robot: Safe and Effective for Localized Prostate Cancer Surgery

A new surgical robotic system is feasible, safe, and effective for treatment of early-stage prostate cancer, concludes an initial evaluation. The system, called...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Robotic System Uses Magnetic Field to Treat Blood Vessels

A medical robotic system uses an external magnetic field to precisely and remotely control guidewires through tiny and tortuous blood vessels. The system, following further...