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INSIDER: Tubing & Extrusion

MIT engineers have developed a robotic replica of the heart’s right ventricle, which mimics the beating and blood-pumping action of live hearts.

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On-Demand Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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Choosing a detector with the right level of sensitivity for a specific gas analysis or spectroscopy application can be daunting no matter what is being measured....

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Understanding how energy moves in materials is fundamental to the study of quantum phenomena, catalytic reactions, and complex proteins. Measuring how energy...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

New research from Flinders University and UNSW Sydney, published in ACS Nano, explores switchable polarization in a new class of silicon compatible metal...

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Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Additive Manufacturing - November 2023

AM/3D Printing is fundamentally changing how products are prototyped and produced in aerospace, medical, electronics, and many other fields. To help you keep pace with the latest advances, we present...

Blog: AR/AI
The desire to understand how the brain generates and patterns behavior has driven rapid methodological innovation in tools to quantify natural animal behavior.
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INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Someday, when quakes, fires, and floods strike, the first responders might be packs of robotic rescue dogs rushing in to help stranded souls. These battery-powered quadrupeds would use...

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Special Reports: Energy
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Power Electronics - November 2023

This compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology looks at the latest advances in power electronics and energy storage for applications ranging from...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Study shows improvements to chemical sensing chip that aims to quickly and accurately identify drugs and other trace chemicals.
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INSIDER: Motion Control

Imagine you're in an airplane with two pilots, one human and one computer. Both have their “hands” on the controllers, but they're always looking out for different things. If...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Continuous monitoring of sweat can reveal valuable information about human health, such as the body’s glucose levels. However, wearable sensors previously developed for...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers were able to successfully isolate bacteria from various fluids with a microparticle-based matrix filter. The filter trapped particles in small voids in the device, providing a larger concentration of bacteria for analysis.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The vibrating device uses bone-conducted sounds to achieve better results.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By combining recent advances in aerosol sampling technology and an ultrasensitive biosensing technique, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have created a real-time monitor that can detect any of the SARS-CoV-2 virus variants in a room in about five minutes.
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INSIDER: Test & Measurement

A joint research team of Dr. Namgoo Kang from the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) and Dr. Minseok Kang from the...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
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Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Safety sensor systems require lots of special attention to their design and operation, everything that should be considered in any kind of design, but with double the attention. And there are also unique safety requirements as well.
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Briefs: Aerospace
The "AOM" performs complex observations with ten observation modes and 175 strategies.
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Briefs: Test & Measurement
The work shows the real-world viability of their easy-to-use and inexpensive methods of testing.
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Briefs: Imaging
Researchers are tapping into dynamically controlled LEDs to create a simple illumination system for 3D imaging.
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Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The wearable sensor aims to help patients who suffer from muscle atrophy monitor changes to their health in a more convenient way.
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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have developed a way to detect bacteria, toxins, and dangerous chemicals in the environment using a biopolymer sensor that can be printed like ink on a wide range of materials.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The skin could help rehabilitation and enhance virtual reality by instantaneously adapting to a wearer's movements.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Air pollution is a major public health problem. Now, an MIT research team is rolling out an open-source version of a low-cost, mobile pollution detector that could enable people to track air quality more widely.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new sensor — so cheap and simple to produce that it can be hand-drawn with a pencil onto paper treated with sodium chloride — could clear the way for wearable, self-powered health monitors.
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Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See the New Products for May 2023, including particulate matter sensor, a vibration sensor, an air quality monitor, and more.
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INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

A self-navigating, cargo-carrying sailboat designed by a team of Rice University engineering students could be a sustaining link for Marines hunkered down on shore during war. The...

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INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers from TMOS, the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems, have developed a sensor made from an array of...

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INSIDER: Medical

The molecules in our bodies are in constant communication. Some of these molecules provide a biochemical fingerprint that could indicate how a wound is healing, whether a cancer...

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