Wireless, broadband brain sensor created

Engineers at Brown University have developed a wireless, broadband fully implantable brain sensor that is rechargeable, and has performed well in animal models for more than a year.

Smart Navy robocopters can pick out pirates

Unmanned Navy aircraft will soon be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels, says the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

Temperature sensors printed on plastic

A new, printed sensor can monitor the temperature of perishable goods such as food and pharmaceuticals.

Graphene used to sniff out explosives

It sometimes seems as if there isn't anything that can't be done better with graphene. Now, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute say that the stuff can outperform leading commercial gas sensors in detecting potentially dangerous and explosive chemicals.

'Date rape' sensor identifies spiked drinks

Tel Aviv University researchers have developed an anti-date rape device that can detect whether a drink's been spiked and warn the victim.

Sensor detects tiniest trace of explosives

MIT's developed a new explosives detector so sensitive that it can pick up a single molecule of an explosive such as TNT.

U.S. Air Force wants to fry enemy anti-aircraft sensors

Thanks to the crisis in Libya, terms like "no fly zone," "air defense" and "anti-aircraft missiles" are bombarding the headlines once again with a vengeance. 



Augmented reality prompts smartphone evolution

The increase in augmented reality and location awareness applications has prompted a salient evolution in the smartphone ecosystem.

Intel touts "context-aware" computing at IDF 2010

IDF 2010 - Intel CTO Justin Rattner believes the future of computing lies in rich, context-driven user experiences.

Screen "issues" hit Evo 4G and Droid Incredible

The Evo 4G and Droid Incredible have reportedly been hit with a number of screen-related "issues."

Japanese scientists design mind-reading robots

Japanese scientists are preparing to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought.