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Explosives Detecting Sensor

Explosives Detecting Sensor

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a powerful electronic sensor that detects numerous types of explosives. The sensor is made up of arrays of silicon nanowires that form an electronic device called a nanotransistor, which is supersensitive to the ...

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Lab on a Chip to Quickly Detect Oral Cancer

Lab on a Chip  to Quickly Detect Oral Cancer

Oral cancers are hard to detect in the early stages of the disease because they’re painless or resemble a dental disease. When cancer is detected in the hospital, using sophisticated equipment, it might be too late for the patient. Because ...

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Robotic Fly Takes Off

Robotic Fly Takes Off

For the first time, a miniature man-made robotic fly has been demonstrated. Inspired by nature’s real flies, Prof. Wood and his team from the Harvard University succeeded in manufacturing a 60 milligram robot with a three-centimeter wingspan capable of sustained ...

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