June 1, 2020 Tech Briefs - June 2020 - Vol. 44 No. 6 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Supplements Features Articles Mars 2020 – The Anatomy of Perseverance Mars 2020 – Building Perseverance Products of Tomorrow: June 2020 Mars 2020 – Looking for Life Mars 2020 – Getting to Mars Mars 2020 – The Science of Mars 2020 Mars 2020 – Perseverance to the Red Planet Q&A Q&A: Tactile Robot Finger with No Blind Spots 5 Ws 5 Ws of Bacteria-Killing Metal Surfaces Facility Focus Facility Focus: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute NASA Spinoff Wool Mask Used to Fight Fires in Space Improves Fire Equipment on Earth Technology Leaders RF Innovations Give Batteries New Life Tech Briefs Materials Metals Change Surfaces in Response to Heat Carbon Nanostructure is Stronger Than Diamonds Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Composites with Electrical and Thermal Characteristics Fabric Allows Wearers to Control Electronic Devices Through Clothing Soft Tactile Logic Distributes Decision-Making Throughout Stretchable Material Electronics & Computers Cut-to-Length Electrical Cable Cuts Costs Improving Data Speeds with Laser-Activated Magnets Graphene Device with Superconducting, Insulating, and Magnetic Properties Wearable Device Monitors Health Photonics/Optics Process for Producing High-Quality, Lightweight Mirrors Device Modulates Light and Amplifies Tiny Signals Optically Reconfigurable Charge-Transfer Liquid Crystals Environment 'Artificial Leaf' Produces Clean Gas Essential Oils Inhibit Mold on Wood Method Turns Trash Into Graphene Carbonated Cement for Production of Concrete with Improved Properties Products Products New on the Market: June 2020 Product of the Month: June 2020 Tech Briefs Sensor Technology Articles Can a Wearable Help You Get Quality Zzzzs? Applications Seeables and Hearables for Fitness Feedback Selecting Pressure Sensors for Autoclaves Battlefield Navigation with MEMS Products New Products: June 2020 Sensor Technology Technology Leaders Next-Generation Non-Contact Body-Temperature Monitoring MEMS — Smart Sensors for the IoT Biodegradable and Bio-Interfacing Flexible IoT Sensors Motion Design Briefs Navigation Measurement Software Soft Hardware for More Flexible Robots Scavenger Technology Allows Robots to “Eat” Metal for Energy Showing Robots How to Complete Complicated Tasks Solenoid Valve Health Monitor Surfaces That Grip Like Gecko Feet Could Be Easily Mass-Produced Small, Precise, Affordable Gyroscope Navigates Without GPS Articles Don’t Blame it on the Bearings Boosting Performance in Hydraulic Systems with Alternative Coatings Advanced Sensing Solutions for Cost-Effective Machine Building Applications Magnetic Transmissions Increase Lifespan of Offshore Wind Farms Products New Products: June 2020 Motion Design View the discussion thread.