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MXene materials may enable more sensitive gas sensors for medical diagnostics and more—but dog noses are still superior

By April Gocha / February 6, 2018

A group of researchers from Drexel University and KAIST in South Korea has shown that titanium carbide MXene thin films have superior gas sensing ability over existing gas sensor materials, making them particularly suitable for enabling the next generation of medical diagnostic sensor technologies.

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Microfluidic sweat sensor offers high-tech hope to keep your new year’s resolution

By April Gocha / December 20, 2016

A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a sleek new microfluidic wearable sensor that can measure sweat in situ to provide a real-time readout of exercise fitness.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 12, 2016

Nanotechnology cleans water for developing nations, water vapor sets oxides aflutter, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 12, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 24, 2016

New method to purify carbon nanotubes, solid batteries improve safety, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 24, 2016.

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Sand-sized sensors use piezoelectric crystals to monitor electrical activity of nerves, muscles, and more

By April Gocha / August 23, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new type of next-gen implantable biomedical sensor that uses a piezoelectric crystal and ultrasound to wirelessly communicate within the body.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 13, 2016

Bowties to advance quantum phenomena, recycled plastic lumber, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 13, 2016.

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Integrated Roadways’ smart concrete is helping build smarter, safer, and connected roads

By April Gocha / May 13, 2016

Integrated Roadways (Kansas City, Mo.) is a company with big plans for an uber-connected world—the company is pioneering its namesake to build a world literally and figuratively connected by a mobile Internet of Things.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 22, 2015

Ultrathin molecular nanowires, smart cap detects spoiled milk, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 22, 2015.

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Monitoring faults in industrial machines—an ultrasonic sensor to maximize efficiency

By April Gocha / March 14, 2014

European researchers have developed a new ultrasonic sensor that can detect faults in industrial machines to prevent machine breakdown and failure, and ultimately improve efficiency.

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / May 9, 2011

Schematic showing the architecture of the sensor developed at Princeton. Credit Stephen Y. Chou; Princeton. Check ’em out: Princeton engineers make breakthrough in ultrasensitive Raman-based sensor Princeton researchers have invented an extremely sensitive sensor that opens up new ways to detect a wide range of substances, from tell-tale signs of cancer to hidden explosives. The sensor,…

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