Detector

02.01.15
Pocket ghost detector may be as hard to find as its targets (update: details)
02.01.15

Pocket ghost detector may be as hard to find as its targets (update: details)

Let's get this out of the way: ghost detection is based on junk science. It's trying to prove some...

By J. Fingas,   02.01.15
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12.14.14
Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices
12.14.14

Spiders are the key to ultra-sensitive wearable devices

Spiders might creep you out, but don't dismiss them too quickly -- they may well be the ticket to...

By J. Fingas,   12.14.14
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06.24.14
Super-sensitive chip can sniff out bombs from 16 feet away
06.24.14

Super-sensitive chip can sniff out bombs from 16 feet away

Let's face it: the theatrical security procedures at airports aren't going away any time soon. How...

By J. Fingas,   06.24.14
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11.05.12
Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)
11.05.12

Radioactive Orchestra 2.0 takes the music live, makes sweet photonic melodies (video)

Sweden's Kollektivet Livet took a step towards demystifying the invisible energy around us last ye...

By J. Fingas,   11.05.12
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10.12.11
MIT researchers suggest graphene could be used to build a better camera sensor
10.12.11

MIT researchers suggest graphene could be used to build a better camera sensor

As you may have noticed from the pace of research over the past few years, graphene is promising t...

By D. Melanson,   10.12.11
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09.19.11
Researchers use wireless network to monitor breathing, could save lives
09.19.11

Researchers use wireless network to monitor breathing, could save lives

When Neal Patwari and his team of researchers developed a wireless network capable of seeing th...

By A. Toor,   09.19.11
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09.08.11
AOptix e-Gate could improve global airport security, replace ID checks with iris scans
09.08.11

AOptix e-Gate could improve global airport security, replace ID checks with iris scans

You're certainly not alone if you think that the current airport security process is far from ideal...

By Z. Honig,   09.08.11
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08.02.11
Portable device can sniff out anthrax in an hour, won't bring the noise
08.02.11

Portable device can sniff out anthrax in an hour, won't bring the noise

Got some mysterious white powder sitting on your coffee table? A new, suitcase-sized device can tell...

By A. Toor,   08.02.11
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06.08.11
IATA's Checkpoint of the Future uses biometric IDs to separate do-gooders from terrorists (video)
06.08.11

IATA's Checkpoint of the Future uses biometric IDs to separate do-gooders from terrorists (video)

This, ladies and gentlemen, could be your Checkpoint of the Future -- a new airport security pr...

By A. Toor,   06.08.11
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