Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
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NCSOFT-sponsored grants to advance hardware and software for immersive experiences.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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"It's still a bit of a miracle to us.... I've worked in this field for more than 10 years and have not seen anything like this."
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new nanoparticle derived from chitin, a polymer that makes up shrimp shells, could offer a way to safely deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor sites.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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A liquid nanofoam lining filled with tiny pores could help football helmets better stand up to impacts strong enough to cause concussions.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new method can print wearable sensors directly onto skin without heat. The sensors could help monitor stats like temperature, heart performance, and more.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Normally an insulator, diamond becomes a metallic conductor when subjected to large strain in a new theoretical model.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Using these new particles, researchers could develop treatments for heart disease and other conditions.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Instrument can provide information on various properties of thin films via a combination of optical characterization and modeling.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~3 min
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Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
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