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hydrogel glucose meter
2014-08-28 03:00:18

The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips.

Heat-resistant Materials That Could Vastly Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Developed By Scientists
2013-10-16 09:25:18

Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

2011-07-25 15:39:26

In an advance that could open new avenues for solar cells, lasers, metamaterials and more, researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal.

2011-03-21 13:07:29

The batteries in Illinois professor Paul Braun's lab look like any others, but they pack a surprise inside.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.