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Apr. 14, 2016 — On April 5, 2016, the luminosity of the Beijing Electron Positron Collider (BEPCII) reached a new landmark in the performance -- 100 times better than before it was upgraded. This is also the highest ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — Researchers have developed a novel sheet camera that can be wrapped around everyday objects to capture images that cannot be taken with one or more conventional cameras. They designed and fabricated ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — Terahertz is a new technology in which nondestructive testing of components and surfaces is possible. Until now, these devices and, in particular, the sensor heads have been expensive and unwieldy. ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have been able to see what makes this titanium alloy so strong -- and then make it ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — Nowadays it is impossible to imagine industry without robots. Safety laser scanners mostly safeguard dangerous areas and protect people from collisions. But optical sensors have their limitations, ... read more

Mar. 31, 2016 — Using coherent X-rays, a new technique has been discovered for sensing motion and velocity of small groups of atoms. This advance gives an unprecedented, nanoscale view of disordered objects as they ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Custom-made hybrid pixel array detectors (HPADs) have been developed for synchrotron applications, scientists report. The research group has shown that it is now possible to develop HPADs with ... read more

Mar. 28, 2016 — The proton sounds like a simple object, but it's not. Inside, there's a teeming microcosm of quarks and gluons with properties such as spin and "color" charge that contribute to ... read more

Sniffing out a Dangerous Vapor

Mar. 26, 2016 — Engineers have developed a new type of fiber material for a handheld scanner that can detect small traces of alkane fuel vapor, a valuable advancement that could be an early-warning signal for leaks ... read more

Optimized Analytics Reduce 'False Negatives' in the Detection of Nanoparticles

Mar. 23, 2016 — A group of investigators has undertaken the task of reducing particles losses and avoid false negatives with regard to the detection of nanoparticles. Many everyday products and our environment ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — Human breath contains a number of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Accurate detection of specific VOCs in exhaled breath can provide essential information for the early diagnosis of diseases. Now ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — In Colombia, large areas are teeming with mines that are almost impossible to detect with traditional methods. Researchers are now developing a new mine clearance technology, based on ground ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — Although Barot did not build the bombs, national security experts believe terrorists continue to be interested in such devices for terror plots. Now researchers have proposed a new technique to ... read more

Mar. 15, 2016 — Physicists are seeing big potential in small semiconductor nanowires for improved optical infrared sensor ... read more

Mar. 2, 2016 — One of the world's top particle accelerators has reached a milestone, achieving its 'first turns' -- circulating beams of particles for the first time. Japan's SuperKEKB ... read more

Feb. 29, 2016 — Scientists have developed a new imaging technique, tested on samples of nanoscale gold and carbon, that greatly improves images of light elements using fewer electrons. The technique can reveal ... read more

Feb. 26, 2016 — Reliable information about the structure of pharmaceutical compounds is important for patient safety, for the development of related drugs and for patenting purposes. However, working out the ... read more

Feb. 23, 2016 — A new opto-electronic drilling system detects minute changes during orthopedic surgery, allowing surgeons to correct drilling trajectories during the procedure itself. The system eliminates ... read more

Feb. 19, 2016 — A chemist is developing inexpensive, portable and reusable sensors that use a component of DNA to detect gold, mercury, silver, lead and other ... read more

Feb. 16, 2016 — A technique called plasmonic interferometry has the potential to enable compact, ultra-sensitive biosensors for a variety of applications. A fundamental advance could help make such devices more ... read more

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