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Turkeys Inspire Early Warning System For Toxins
2014-01-22 09:28:11

Sarah Yang - University of California, Berkeley Some may think of turkeys as good for just lunch meat and holiday meals. But bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, saw inspiration in the big birds for a new type of biosensor that changes color when exposed to chemical vapors. This feature makes the sensors valuable detectors of toxins or airborne pathogens. Turkey skin, it turns out, can shift from red to blue to white, thanks to bundles of collagen that are...

2014-01-20 23:24:35

The online store that brings consumers the most innovative home improvement merchandise is now displaying the new humidity detector. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com is continually enhancing their online store with new home improvement merchandise. The company is known for exhibiting quality products that match the industry’s latest standards. Now available on their online catalog is the Leviton Humidity Sensor and Fan Control. Offering home owners a solution...

Silver Nanowires Hold Promise For Wearable , Multifunctional sensors
2014-01-17 13:02:22

North Carolina State University North Carolina State University researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or athletic applications, including new prosthetics, robotic systems and flexible touch panels. The sensors can measure strain, pressure, human touch and bioelectronic signals such as electrocardiograms. “The technology is based on either physical deformation or “fringing” electric field...

2014-01-16 23:26:48

Conference attendees can visit booth 518 to learn more about Lake Shore's Hall effect gaussmeters, fluxmeters, Hall probes, magnetometers, and other instruments and systems for magnetics measurement. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Lake Shore Cryotronics, a leading innovator in solutions for measurement under extreme temperature and magnetic field conditions, will be exhibiting at the Magnetics 2014 conference Jan. 29–30 in Orlando, Fla., where representatives will discuss the...

2014-01-15 12:22:05

Rugged titanium sensor provides reliable operation in harsh environments HAMPTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, has released the rugged XP5, a miniature pressure sensor with SanShift technology that eliminates zero shifts caused by installation torque. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46897) Designed for use in environments involving measurements in corrosive liquids and gases, as...

2014-01-14 23:05:09

New open access title from Apress and Intel provides a comprehensive overview of sensor applications in the critical domains of healthcare and the environment. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 In a world that is becoming increasingly sensorized and monitored, the implications of sensor technologies on our personal and social lives are steadily rising. The applications of sensors in healthcare and the environment have the potential to transform these domains in groundbreaking ways....

2014-01-13 23:04:36

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Torque Sensors markets. Global market for Torque Sensors is projected to reach US$1.1 billion by the year 2018, driven by increasing demand from existing and emerging application areas, and technology developments that offer significant improvements in terms of longevity, performance, accuracy, and reliability. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Torque measurement and control is a...

CES 2014 Bosch Behind the scenes technology
2014-01-07 13:00:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You may see the name Bosch on power tools and appliances, but what you might not realize is that the German company provides the parts and technologies behind devices in industries as diverse as automotives, mobile devices and healthcare. The company has a hand in shaping emerging technologies, even when its name isn’t blazoned on the front of the final product. At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the company offered a glimpse...

2014-01-04 23:19:54

Joins with Technicolor’s Virdata to Demo “Connected Car” Services at 2014 International CES Sunnyvale, CA and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Olea Sensor Networks announced today the availability of its new OS-3001 Intelligent Multi-Sensor Data Acquisition Platform, which promises to revolutionize mobile and cloud-based service solutions over the “Internet of Things” (IoT) machine-to-machine (M2M) communications infrastructure for a wide variety of applications, including...

2013-12-26 23:01:55

Transport of the Spindle Error Analyzer is now easier with smaller, lighter equipment cases, according to Lion Precision. St. Paul, Minn (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Equipment for Lion Precision’s Spindle Error Analyzer (SEA) has traditionally come in a large, wheeled case weighing over 60 pounds. Because some users travel with the system to make machine tool spindle measurements at other plants, there have been requests for more compact, even “carry-on sized” cases. “Lion...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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