May 2003
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7627, p4
Presents technological innovations, compiled as of May 2003. University of Bonn scientists' development of a sensor that detect smells at concentrations undetected by humans; North Korea's development of a drink to combat computer fatigue.


Related Articles

  • Dual comparators stabilize proximity detector. Harrison, Arthur; Stern, Joseph // EDN;02/16/98, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p102 

    Presents a design idea for a proximity detector. Information on the detector; What the simplified circuit used in the design illustrates; Details on the exclusive-OR output's duty.

  • Writing on the Wall. Sila, Stacey // Global Telephony;Oct2001, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p12 

    Introduces the virtual pen developed by OTM Technologies of Israel. Features of the optical translation measurement sensor; Use of the digital pen; Reactivity of sensor aperture.

  • Pain spells gain for the aeroplane.  // Design Engineering;Jul2000, p36 

    Presents a technology enabling aircrafts to 'feel' pain and alert engineers to structural faults by researchers at the BAE Systems Sowerby Research Center near Bristol, Great Britain. Use of embedded sensor network to diagnose the condition of the structure; Impact on optical fibre sensors;...

  • Leak sealer.  // Professional Safety;Sep95, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p55 

    Presents Garon Product's Garon Plug, designed for use in masonry construction and maintenance in wet ares which seals pressure leaks.

  • Controlling the pouring of Aluminum Alloys for improved... Johansson, Sven // Industrial Heating;Sep96, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p89 

    Presents laser sensor system, Selcom SLS 5000 which is designed to measure aluminum levels in launders, molds and headboxes. Computer or PLC controlled systems of the laser sensor which provides control on the molten metal level of the mold; How the laser sensor works; Types of level control...

  • The U.S. has successfully.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 19, p17 

    Reports that US has successfully demonstrated a surface acoustic wave chemical agent detection system on a Pioneer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Test conducted by UAV Joint Project office; Funding of the project by Defense Reconnaissance Office; Test details.

  • 7 features automating planting. Wehrspann, Jodie // Farm Industry News Exclusive Insight;12/20/2012, p2 

    The article discusses the latest technologies which are automating the task of planting corn and soybeans such as automatic swath control, automatic downforce control and automatic ground hardness sensor.

  • Silicon sensors hit the road. Gyorki, John R. // Machine Design;8/13/93, Vol. 65 Issue 16, p56 

    Discusses how silicon sensors are being used in automobiles. Advantages of silicon sensors over electromechanical counterparts; Self-testing accelerometer made by Lucas NovaSensor; Silicon-pressure sensors for air-bag systems to help control the bag's inflation rate; Mass air-flow sensors; Oil...

  • Detection system digest.  // Nature;8/12/1993, Vol. 364 Issue 6438, p653 

    Features products for chemical detection. Crosslink immunoassay for bone research; Western blot kit for detecting autoantibodies to nuclear and cytoplasmic antigens; Optical biosensor device; More.


Other Topics