Free online tool calculates risk of COVID-19 transmission in poorly-ventilated spaces

The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly-ventilated spaces, the virus can

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today ~6 min

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Aroma diffuser and plastic bag offer inexpensive method to test fit of face masks at home

Researchers have developed a way to use a simple home aroma diffuser to test whether N95 and other types of sealing masks, such as KN95 and FFP2 masks, are

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Dec. 16, 2020 ~6 min

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New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light

Researchers have developed environmentally friendly materials that could harvest enough energy from indoor light to power wireless smart devices.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

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Computer vision app allows easier monitoring of diabetes

A computer vision technology developed by University of Cambridge engineers has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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Study measures effectiveness of different face mask materials when coughing

A team of researchers have tested everything from t-shirts and socks to jeans and vacuum bags to determine what type of mask material is most effective at

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Oct. 29, 2020 ~6 min

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Easy-to-make, ultra-low power electronics could charge out of thin air

Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or

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Oct. 13, 2020 ~4 min

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3D printed ‘invisible’ fibres can sense breath, sound, and biological cells

From capturing your breath to guiding biological cell movements, 3D printing of tiny, transparent conducting fibres could be used to make devices which can

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 30, 2020 ~4 min

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Whittle Lab research key for accelerating the development of zero-carbon flight, says Prince of Wales

Yesterday HRH The Prince of Wales gave the opening address to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Turbo Expo conference, the largest annual conference

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Sept. 22, 2020 ~3 min

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Cambridge engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service

Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President’s

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 17, 2020 ~10 min

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Coffee stains inspire optimal printing technique for electronics

Using an alcohol mixture, researchers modified how ink droplets dry, enabling cheap industrial-scale printing of electronic devices at unprecedented scales.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 12, 2020 ~5 min

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