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February 8, 2016

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February 8, 2016

Smart Chip Tells You How Healthy Your Battery Is

Dec. 7, 2015 — Scientists have developed a smart chip which can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for ... read more

Forget Cash: Plastic Is the New Sign of Criminal Activity

Aug. 31, 2015 — The ERAD Prepaid Card Reader is a small, handheld device that uses wireless connectivity to allow law enforcement officers in the field to check the balance of ... read more

A New CSI Tool Could Pinpoint When Fingerprints Were Left Behind

Aug. 12, 2015 — The crime scene investigators on TV's popular CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series seem able to solve any mystery thanks to a little science and a lot of artistic license. But now there is a ... read more

July 20, 2015 — A 'pill on a string' could help doctors detect esophageal cancer -- cancer of the gullet -- at an early stage, helping them overcome the problem of wide variation between ... read more

June 29, 2015 — A new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor measures 3-D image of your finger's surface and the tissue beneath it -- enhancing biometrics and information security for smartphones and other devices. ... read more

May 21, 2015 — Researchers created thin, flexible electronic devices that efficiently harvest the mechanical energy from natural motions of the human body. In addition to advances in materials processing to enable ... read more

May 6, 2015 — Conventional silicon-based computing, which has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent decades, is pushing against its practical limits. DNA computing could help take the digital era to the next ... read more

Apr. 27, 2015 — A researcher applies materials science techniques to the field of forensics, and some of her research has helped crime scene investigators rebuild fingerprints after they have faded over ... read more

Apr. 23, 2015 — Since its first use in the 1980s -- a breakthrough dramatized in recent crime-solving dramas -- DNA profiling has been a vital tool for forensic investigators.  Now researchers have solved one of ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an 'average' photo of themselves, according to new ... read more

Jan. 22, 2015 — By analyzing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard could provide a stronger layer of security ... read more

Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management

Dec. 5, 2014 — Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags -- devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people -- have become increasingly popular for tracking everything ... read more

Nov. 24, 2014 — A prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an everyday practice in medicine has been developed by researchers. "Our goal is to put cheap, simple and powerful DNA and protein ... read more

Oct. 14, 2014 — When researchers investigated a method to control how DNA moves through a tiny sequencing device, they did not know they were about to witness a display of molecular gymnastics. The researchers found ... read more

Oct. 9, 2014 — Using a common laboratory filter paper decorated with gold nanoparticles, researchers have created a unique platform, known as “plasmonic paper,” for detecting and characterizing even trace ... read more

Sep. 3, 2014 — Security is a top priority in air freight logistics but screening procedures can be very time consuming and costly. Researchers intend to boost efficiency with a new approach to digital logistics, ... read more

Sep. 1, 2014 — A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C-diff, that causes diarrhea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been ... read more

Aug. 14, 2014 — A new approach for studying single molecules and nanoparticles has been developed by reserachers. It combines electrical and optical measurements on an integrated chip-based platform. Researchers ... read more

Nano-Sized Chip Picks Up Scent of Explosives Molecules Better Than Dog's Nose

July 23, 2014 — A groundbreaking nanotechnology-inspired sensor picks up the scent of explosives molecules better than a detection dog's nose. The device is mobile, inexpensive, and highly accurate, detecting ... read more

July 15, 2014 — Scientists running the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest and most powerful "atom smasher," report the first evidence of a process that can be ... read more

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