Category Archives: Measurement

Scientists Make Smaller, Flexible, and Effective Brain Probe with Gold and Graphene

Researchers from Korea have developed highly flexible neural electrodes with the ability to reduce tissue damage but still transmit clear brain signals. Electrodes positioned in the brain assist in... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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PICTIÚIRÍ: Industry 4.0 concept reviewed in Limerick.

EPLAN joined forces with ABB, DesignPro, Douglas Automation, Igus, Industrial Society of Automation (Ireland Section ISA), Omron, Panasonic, Prion PLM, Portalis, Rittal Ireland, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, SL Controls and Weidmuller to bring Industry 4.0 to the Limerick Institute of Technology. More Pictures on Twitter. The LimerickIT feed (4 pics). Abb Feed (1 pic) Other pics retweeted on [...]

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Non-Flammable and Paper-Like Graphene Membrane Suitable for Large-Scale Production

A simple and scalable method for converting graphene oxide into a non-flammable and paper-like graphene membrane capable of being used in large-scale production has been discovered by the... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Thinner Wires for Chips Developed Using Self-Assembling Block Copolymers

In order to enable faster working of the chips in computers and smartphones, the size of the wires and circuits through which signals are transmitted has to be reduced considerably. While... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Innovative Process for Differentiating Stem Cells into Schwann-Like Cells

  Scientists searching for the means to regenerate nerves might find it difficult to acquire the important tools needed for research. One such example is Schwann cells that form sheaths... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Research Presents New Possibilities for Making Artificial Topological Materials

A group of international researchers have developed a new, unique structure that helps tune topological properties in such a manner that these unique behaviors can be turned on or off. The structure... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Is AI all it is cracked up to be?

In this article, Stephen Parker, CEO of Parker Software, examines whether artificial intelligence is all it’s cracked up to be. If planet Earth had been created one year ago, the human species would be just ten minutes old. Putting this into context, the industrial era would have kick-started a mere two seconds ago. Thanks to [...]

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Researchers Prove that Glass can Bend and Flex on a Nanoscale

A new glass technology capable of adding a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices has been developed by Brigham Young University researchers. Headed by Aaron Hawkins,... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Researchers Develop Innovative Nano-Capillary Rise Model to Decipher Fracking

In the last decades, hydraulic fracturing or “fracking,” a method of oil and gas extraction, has taken the global energy industry by storm. In this technique, small gas and oil deposits... AZoNano.com - Nanotechnology News Feed

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Cybersecurity pitfalls!

Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of obsolete industrial parts supplier, EU Automation discusses three cyber security pitfalls that industry should prepare for – the weaponisation of everyday devices, older attacks, such as Heartbleed and Shellshock and vulnerabilities in industrial control systems. IBM X-Force® Research2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index In 2016, IBM reported that manufacturing was the second [...]

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