Month: February 2017

Living sensors at your fingertips

Engineers and biologists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT have teamed up to design a new “living material” — a tough, stretchy, biocompatible sheet of hydrogel injected with live cells that are genetically programmed to light up in the presence…

Advanticsys introduces its first Industrial IoT gateway

A company that provides remote monitoring and control systems based on wireless sensor networks and industrial monitoring equipment with applications in areas such as processes control in industry, automated metering or environmental monitoring has released MPC-330 data concentrator. In a…

Micro-sensor measures fluid loss

A newly developed micro-sensor can detect dehydration, and can alert the user. In particular, this aid can be extremely useful in the care of the elderly. The new sensor is only 16 millimeters in diameter and 8 millimeters high, but…

Engineering Directed Creativity

Make it habit to purposely pause and notice things. Something outside your normal schedule. The problem with this is that many researchers tend to confine PhD and research students into areas that they themselves cannot research upon. The joy of…