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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced approval of Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system for certain diabetes patients. ... Read More »
The dominant method for evaluating rust characteristics of a metal in a certain environment is dead simple. Museums keen on the condition of their metal artworks, for ... Read More »
Nearly 300 million people worldwide live with diabetes, and regular testing is a crucial part of many of their lives. Purdue university researcher Jonathan Claussen... Read More »
A wristwatch-like device that measures a person’s “bioimpedance” helps nurses and doctors keep patient’s identity straight. Developed by... Read More »
A tiny vibrating cantilever sensor could soon help doctors and field clinicians quickly detect harmful toxins. The list includes bacteria certain types of cancer from ... Read More »
International European researchers from the NanoBioTact and NanoBioTouch projects have created a sensitive artificial finger. The goal of these projects is to improve ... Read More »
When purchasing a digital camera, one important measurement is the number of pixels on the camera's sensor. Historically, this is measured in megapixels, or... Read More »
Robots now have the sense of touch, thanks to University of Southern California researchers Jeremy Fishel and Gerald Loeb. The robotic fingers are modeled after our... Read More »
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Ann ConkleSeems like programming these robots to detect textures humans prefer would be relatively simple compared to the other complex tasks they have already accomplished. Very exciting work!
Jun 21, 2012
A team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have taken steps to ensure a powerful color-based imaging technique performs as well when discerning... Read More »
Granular materials -- flour, sand, mortar -- exhibit peculiar behavior. Not quite solid and not liquid, you can pile these materials just as easily as you can pour them. ... Read More »
A critical step in preventing the spread of influenza virus must be effective detection, but current methods are generally too costly or too cumbersome. Brown professor... Read More »
This week saw some changes in the Patexia’s content. One of the main changes is that your truly will be covering the bulk of the news developments -- this also... Read More »
The three axis accelerometers that currently inhabit our smartphones typically measure values on the order of a couple times the acceleration due to gravity -- about... Read More »
Navy pilots and flight specialists will soon have "smart machines" installed in training simulators that learn from expert instructors to more efficiently... Read More »
A computer science engineering team at the University of Nevada, Reno have created an indoor navigation system for the visually impaired. The technology utilizes a... Read More »
When it comes to detecting and discriminating between a diverse variety and large number of substances, biological noses are unparalleled. UPenn researchers hope to... Read More »
MIT researchers Dr. Birgit Esser and Professor Timothy Swager have demonstrated an unexpected use for carbon nanotubes: helping grocers determine when fruit is going... Read More »
A University of California, Los Angeles research team led by  Robert Candler of the Sensors and Technology Laboratory is investigating the use of porous... Read More »
A team of Northrop Grumman Corporation engineers recently successfully demonstrated the capability of the company's Silent Watch Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR)... Read More »
Scientists and engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have discovered an entirely new carbon-based material that is synthesized from the carbon... Read More »