Keyword: Biosensors

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The innovation opens the door for faster and more affordable at-home medical testing.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Adding a flexible backing to this kind of brain-computer interface allows the device to more evenly conform to the brain’s complex curved surface and to more uniformly distribute the microneedles that pierce the cortex.
INSIDER: Motion Control

A collaborative effort has installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size — smaller than an ant’s head — so that they can walk autonomously...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers formulated and synthesized the bio-inks, with the goal of creating create an ultra-soft, thin, and stretchable material for biosensors that is capable of seamlessly interfacing with the surface of organs.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Professor Mohammad Reza Abidian of the Cullen College of Engineering — foresees the future production of micro-scale organic electronics via multiphoton 3D printers.

INSIDER: AR/AI

We tend to take our sense of touch for granted in everyday settings, but it is vital for our ability to interact with our surroundings. Imagine reaching into the fridge to grab an egg for...

On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Digital technology is transforming healthcare, from treating patients after they get sick to a future of preventive care. This shift is being enabled by multiple exponential...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
With its instant repellency and its ability to repel rather than kill or deactivate pathogens, RepelWrap presents an effective alternative to current technologies.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A new device from Lincoln Laboratory can now alert trainees when they are heading toward injury. The device continuously estimates a person’s core body temperature to determine their risk level...

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2022

Breakthroughs in plastics, composites, metals, and other materials technologies are enabling exciting new applications in industries ranging from aerospace to automotive to medical. Read more in this...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Scientists have developed color-changing, flexible photonic crystals that could be used to develop sensors that warn when an earthquake might strike next. The wearable, robust, and low-cost...

Briefs: AR/AI

Through the use of magnetic fields, scientists have developed an electronic sensor that can simultaneously process both touchless and tactile stimuli. Prior attempts have so far failed to combine these functions...

Briefs: Wearables

Soft pressure sensors have received significant research attention in a variety of fields including soft robotics, electronic skin, and wearable electronics. Researchers have developed a highly sensitive...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year from more than 31 recognized pathogens including E. coli O157:H7, a particularly harsh strain of E. coli. Researchers...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Methanol is sometimes referred to as ethanol's deadly twin. While the latter is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor, the former is a chemical...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

Question of the Week: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Would You Wear a Microgrid?

Our April issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a wearable microgrid that powers electronics by harvesting energy from the wearer’s body. The wearable (shown here) has three components: sweat-powered biofuel cells, motion-powered devices called triboelectric generators, and energy-storing supercapacitors. All parts are...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Engineers at UC Berkeley have developed a new technique for making sensors for wearable technology that enables medical researchers to prototype-test new designs much faster and at...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A Penn State-led team of interdisciplinary researchers have developed a polymer with robust piezoelectric effectiveness, resulting in 60% more efficient electricity generation than previous iterations.

Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2022

Designing the connected battlespace of the future...mobile robots that detect and alert soldiers to dangers in real time...'electronic skin' sensors capable of mimicking the dynamic process of human...

Special Reports: Medical
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Briefs: Wearables
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The lenses enable the painless diagnosis or early detection of ocular diseases including glaucoma.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Demand for sensitive and selective electronic biosensors — analytical devices that monitor a target of interest in real time — is growing for a wide range of applications....

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device provides the first step toward ultrasensitive biosensors to detect diseases at the molecular level with near-perfect efficiency.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

JILA scientists have boosted the sensitivity of their decade-old frequency comb breathalyzer a thousandfold, enabling it to detect additional biomarkers of disease...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable device can differentiate among bacteria, viruses, and other biothreats.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This paves the way for innovative and more energy-efficient printed electronics.