Detecting Never Agents With Finger Touch From A Lab-On-A-Glove

Detecting Never Agents With Finger Touch From A Lab-On-A-Glove

There’s a reason why farmers wear protective gear when applying organophosphate pesticides. The substances are very effective at getting rid of unwanted bugs, but they can also make people sick. Related compounds — organophosphate nerve [...]
Soldiers See Battlefield Clearly With Advanced Imaging Systems

Soldiers See Battlefield Clearly With Advanced Imaging Systems

The Daily Journalist.   On the military battlefield, atmospheric turbulence significantly deteriorates the performance of tactical and long-range imaging systems used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. In addition, [...]
Al-Based Smartphone Application Can Predict User's Health Risks

Al-Based Smartphone Application Can Predict User’s Health Risks

VTT has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based data analysis methods used in a smartphone application of Odum Ltd. The application can estimate its users’ health risks and, if necessary, guide them towards a healthier lifestyle. “Based [...]
Humanoid Robots To Replace Search And Rescue Workers

Humanoid Robots To Replace Search And Rescue Workers

The Daily Journalist.   Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters. Walk-Man is being taught to move and walk at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) [...]
Can Robots Write Meaningful News?

Can Robots Write Meaningful News?

Robots and computers are replacing people everywhere; doctors, pilots, even journalists. Is this leading to a dystopian society, or could it be something positive? With this in mind, researchers from the Media Management and Transformation [...]
Is FOG Computing More Secure Than Cloud Computing

Is FOG Computing More Secure Than Cloud Computing

Computer scientists in Italy are working on a new concept for remote and distributed storage of documents that could have all the benefits of cloud computing but without the security issues of putting one’s sensitive documents on [...]
PlugandWork Connects Existing Machines And Systems To Industrial Internet-Of-Things

PlugandWork Connects Existing Machines And Systems To Industrial Internet-Of-Things

Fraunhofer solutions integrate existing machines into modern production systems such as MES and SCADA. PLUGandWORK automatically generates a communication server for data exchange with other systems or IT systems. This means that medium-sized [...]
Cameras Can Steal Data From Blinking Computer Hard Drive Led Lights

Cameras Can Steal Data From Blinking Computer Hard Drive Led Lights

The Daily Journalist. Researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Cyber Security Research Center have demonstrated that data can be stolen from an isolated “air-gapped” computer’s hard drive reading the pulses [...]
Download DVD's In Seconds: Terahertz Wireless

Download DVD’s In Seconds: Terahertz Wireless

Hiroshima University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, and Panasonic Corporation announced the development of a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate exceeding 100 gigabits [...]
Nordic Countries Are Bringing About An Energy Transition Worth Copying

Nordic Countries Are Bringing About An Energy Transition Worth Copying

The Daily Journalist.   What can we learn from the Nordic low-carbon energy transition given the new US leadership vacuum on climate change? A new study by Benjamin K Sovacool offers some important lessons. The Trump administration’s [...]
Future Battlefields With Deflector Shields And Laser Weapons

Future Battlefields With Deflector Shields And Laser Weapons

  Within the next fifty years, scientists at BAE Systems believe that battlefield commanders could deploy a new type of directed energy laser and lens system, called a Laser Developed Atmospheric Lens which is capable of enhancing commanders’ [...]
Mini-Camera Features Lens Similar To Insect Eyes

Mini-Camera Features Lens Similar To Insect Eyes

Fraunhofer researchers have developed a process enabling the production of a two millimeter flat camera. Similar to the eyes of insects, its lens is partitioned into 135 tiny facets. Following nature‘s model, the researchers have named their [...]
Researchers Discover Self-Assembling 2D And 3D Materials

Researchers Discover Self-Assembling 2D And 3D Materials

Self-assembly of matter is one of the fundamental principles of nature, directing the growth of larger ordered and functional systems from smaller building blocks. Self-assembly can be observed in all length scales from molecules to galaxies. Now, [...]
Divide And Conquer Pattern Searching

Divide And Conquer Pattern Searching

The Daily Journalist. A new data-mining strategy that offers unprecedented pattern search speed could glean new insights from massive datasets. Searching for recurring patterns in network systems has become a fundamental part of research [...]
Riverless PLatoons: Autonomous Trucks Travelling In Packs Could Save Time And Fuel

Riverless PLatoons: Autonomous Trucks Travelling In Packs Could Save Time And Fuel

As driverless cars merge into our transportation system in the coming years, some researchers believe autonomous vehicles may save fuel by trailing each other in large platoons. Like birds and fighter jets flying in formation, or bikers and [...]
Tractor Beam Traps Bacteria

Tractor Beam Traps Bacteria

Up to now, if scientists wanted to study blood cells, algae, or bacteria under the microscope, they had to mount these cells on a substrate such as a glass slide. Physicists at Bielefeld and Frankfurt Universities have developed a method [...]
Painless Micro-Needle Patch Could Replace Needles

Painless Micro-Needle Patch Could Replace Needles

It’s only a matter of time before drugs are administered via patches with painless microneedles instead of unpleasant injections. But designers need to balance the need for flexible, comfortable-to-wear material with effective microneedle [...]
Chip Will Offer Clear View Of Alien Planets

Chip Will Offer Clear View Of Alien Planets

Scientists have developed a new optical chip for a telescope that enables astronomers to have a clear view of alien planets that may support life. Seeing a planet outside the solar system which is close to its host sun, similar to Earth, [...]
Batteries Many Times More Powerful

Batteries Many Times More Powerful

Major scientific breakthrough research has discovered new materials offering an alternative to battery power and proven to be between 1,000-10,000 times more powerful than the existing battery alternative – a supercapacitor. The new [...]
Protein Feed And Bioplastic From Farm Biogas, Landfills Or Wastewater

Protein Feed And Bioplastic From Farm Biogas, Landfills Or Wastewater

VTT has developed a solution for converting even small sources of methane-rich biogas into raw materials for animal feed or bioplastic on farms, landfills and wastewater treatment plants. This emission-reducing solution is based on the [...]