Build sensors at home with high-tech pens

Engineers have developed a new simple tool that can help you build a sensor anywhere.

Sensor-packed smartphones can read your mood, guard data
Sensor-packed smartphones can read your mood, guard data

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, are developing sensor-packed smartphones that can read a user's mood, guard data, protect financial transactions and render passwords obsolete.

New 'sock sensor' may revolutionize Alzheimer's care

 A 15-year-old has developed a sensor that can be attached to a foot or a sock of an Alzheimer's patients, revolutionizing care.

Soon, sweat to power small electronic devices

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have designed a sensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor a person`s progress during exercises. It can also generate electricity from their perspiration.

Now, smartphone sensor to monitor air pollution in real time

What if your old smartphone could tell you about the pollution and dust levels present in air and could save you from various health problems?

`Smart` eye-embedded device can manage glaucoma better

In a ray of hope for glaucoma patients, engineers have designed a first of its kind electronic sensor that can be placed permanently in a person`s eye to track changes in eye pressure.

New ultra tiny sensor cleans your arteries sans surgery

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a 1.4-millimeter silicon chip that takes real-time 3D images from inside the heart, coronary arteries, and surrounding blood vessels.

New device to detect disease with drop of blood

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a gen-next device that may enable detection of disease or virus from just one drop of liquid, including blood.

Soon, camera with no lens

The sensor also compresses the images that it captures in contrast to current compression systems, which squash images after they are taken.

New sensor network protecting art in NY museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is announcing that a network of wireless environmental sensors designed to prevent damage is being tested .

Now, control robotic arm with hand-held input device

The input device contains various movement sensors, also called inertial sensors.

Now, impact sensor to generate electricity, reveal impact forces for athletes

A new type of wearable impact sensor, developed by New Zealand researchers, could soon provide much needed information about the stresses and strains on limbs for rugby players, high jumpers, and runners.