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Microdiamond Temperature Probes Can Optically Transmit Detailed Temperature Information

Microdiamond Temperature Probes Can Optically Transmit Detailed Temperature Information

Researchers have developed tiny, diamond-based probes that optically transmit detailed temperature information and can operate in conditions ranging from 150 - 850 degrees Kelvin, representing near-cryogenic cold to slightly below the melting point of aluminum. [More]
North America Nano Sensors Market Forecast to Reach $238.13 Million by 2020

North America Nano Sensors Market Forecast to Reach $238.13 Million by 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North America Nano Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014- 2020)" report to their offering. [More]
Bosch Sensortec Becomes Leading Global Provider of MEMS Sensors for Consumer Electronics

Bosch Sensortec Becomes Leading Global Provider of MEMS Sensors for Consumer Electronics

Ten years after its foundation as a start-up, Bosch Sensortec has achieved the position of the leading global provider of innovative MEMS-based sensors and solutions in the consumer electronics market. Its products enable new applications and innovative solutions across consumer electronics, as well as in areas such as wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT). [More]
ARPA-E Awards PARC Funding to Develop Carbon Nanotube Printed Methane Detection Sensor Array

ARPA-E Awards PARC Funding to Develop Carbon Nanotube Printed Methane Detection Sensor Array

PARC, a Xerox company, has secured funding with the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Methane Observation Networks with Innovative Technology to Obtain Reductions (MONITOR) program. [More]
Growth, Trends & Forecasts Report on U.S. Nano Sensors Market

Growth, Trends & Forecasts Report on U.S. Nano Sensors Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "U.S. Nano Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)" report to their offering. [More]
Ultracompact Highly Sensitive Nanomechanical Sensor Can Detect Viral Disease Markers

Ultracompact Highly Sensitive Nanomechanical Sensor Can Detect Viral Disease Markers

Two young researchers working at the MIPT Laboratory of Nanooptics and Plasmonics, Dmitry Fedyanin and Yury Stebunov, have developed an ultracompact highly sensitive nanomechanical sensor for analyzing the chemical composition of substances and detecting biological objects, such as viral disease markers, which appear when the immune system responds to incurable or hard-to-cure diseases, including HIV, hepatitis, herpes, and many others. [More]
RMIT’s Wearable Sensor Patches Can Detect Harmful UV Radiation and Toxic Gases

RMIT’s Wearable Sensor Patches Can Detect Harmful UV Radiation and Toxic Gases

RMIT University researchers have created wearable sensor patches that detect harmful UV radiation and dangerous, toxic gases such as hydrogen and nitrogen dioxide. [More]
Nanotechniques Developed in Space Could Help Better Understand Deep Brain Stimulation

Nanotechniques Developed in Space Could Help Better Understand Deep Brain Stimulation

Applying nanotechniques developed in the U.S. space program may help to better understand the electrochemical dynamics of deep brain stimulation in order to fine-tune the therapy, according to a presentation by NASA Ames Research Center scientist Russell J. Andrews, M.D., at the International Neuromodulation Society’s 12th World Congress. [More]
Novel Blurring-Free Stencil Lithography Patterning for Nanoaperture Optical Antenna Fabrication

Novel Blurring-Free Stencil Lithography Patterning for Nanoaperture Optical Antenna Fabrication

Congratulation to Valentin Flauraud and co-authors for their recent publication in Nanoletters about Large-scale arrays of Bowtie Nanoaperture Antennas for Nanoscale Dynamics in Living Cell Membranes. [More]
Ultrasound-Guided Photoacoustics Combined with Nanosensors Identifies Metastatic Cells in Lymph Nodes

Ultrasound-Guided Photoacoustics Combined with Nanosensors Identifies Metastatic Cells in Lymph Nodes

NIBIB-funded researchers have developed a highly sensitive and accurate imaging technique for non-invasive screening of lymph nodes for metastatic cancer. Current practice calls for invasive surgical biopsies to determine whether deadly metastatic cancer cells have invaded the lymph nodes. [More]