environmental monitoring

Ceramic coatings for high-tech applications: Bayreuth engineering scientists optimize new spraying method

With PAD, dense ceramic films can be applied to very different types of materials, such as steel, glass, silicon, or even plastic. To achieve this, a dry…

Soft skin-like robots you can put in your pocket

This new advance, published in Soft Robotics, could create new thin and light robots for environmental monitoring and deployment in hazardous environments,…

Squid-inspired robots might have environmental, propulsion applications

Inspired by the unique and efficient swimming strategy of cephalopods, scientists developed an aquatic robot that mimics their form of propulsion.

Heraeus Noblelight Introduces the First Broadband UV LED Light Source Module for Analytical Measurement

Broadband spectral output is desirable for optical analytical instruments because it provides the flexibility to perform both qualitative (identify what…

Is the Baltic Sea acidifying?

Great advancement for pH-monitoring in the Baltic Sea: For a better observation of possible acidification trends in brackish waters, Jens Müller, marine…

Promising sensors for submarines, mines and spacecraft

Researchers from the Physics Department of Moscow State University and their colleagues have discovered a mechanism that allows gas sensors, based on…

Species Richness – a false friend? Scientists want to improve biodiversity assessments

A growing number of species are under threat of extinction – in particular due to global environmental changes. Political instruments such as the International…

Fingerprint' technique spots frog populations at risk from pollution

Worldwide, amphibian populations are declining due to habitat loss, disease and pollution which is cited as a major threat to their survival.

Paper skin sensors for environmental monitoring

Everyday materials found in the kitchen, such as aluminum foil, sticky note paper, sponges and tape, have been used by a team of electrical engineers from King…

Miniaturizable magnetic resonance

A garnet crystal only one micrometre in diameter was instrumental in a University of Alberta team of physicists creating a route to “lab-on-a-chip” technology…

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