2016-07-13 - Julien Happich

Zinc doping makes GaAs nanowire lasers shine

Gallium arsenide is used in smartphones and other electronic devices, but GaAs nanowires require surface passivation to minimise surface defects.

2016-07-05 -

DIY guide converts imaging machines into focused ultrasound

FUS is FDA-approved to treat three medical conditions, but the needed equipment costs hundreds of thousands of dollars and is…

2016-06-30 - Max Maxfield

Interactive technique extracts 3D models from 2D photos

Can you imagine combining deep neural network embedded vision systems—possibly binocular versions—with a 3D model extraction technology?

2016-06-23 - Jessica Lipsky

Rechargeable zinc battery doesn’t short, targets grid

Instead of having the zinc and nickel electrodes face one another, as in a conventional battery, the researchers separated them…

2016-06-23 - Max Maxfield

Embedded system leverages .NET power to build virtual target

The folks at EmbeddeTech have been developing virtual systems for internal use. Now they are poised to unveil an embedded…

2016-06-17 - Vivek Nanda

Handheld oscilloscope pairs with smartphone

It looks a bit like a digital thermometer or a battery-powered soldering iron but inside is an oscilloscope probe that…

2016-06-14 - R. Colin Johnson

10-year effort leads to the ‘wearable doctor’

Researchers hope that, eventually, most any chronic malady can be similarly addressed by such sensor studded wearables powered by energy…

2016-06-09 - Peter Clarke

Contact-free sensor technology receives $5M backing

The Sensifree technology uses RF signal to sense movement in the radial artery wall to track heart rate, and in…

2016-06-09 - KAIST

Computers that roll up like paper coming soon

A Korean research team has developed highly flexible OLEDs with excellent efficiency by using graphene as a transparent electrode placed…

2016-05-25 - Vivek Nanda

Turning waste heat to energy using 195-year-old discovery

Researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology are working with the automotive manufacturer Scania to test their semi-trucks equipped with…