Devices & inventions

Wearable sensors detect what’s in your sweat

sensor on forehead

8/16/2019 - A team of Berkeley engineers is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in sweat, potentially supplanting invasive procedures like blood draws and providing real-time updates on health conditions.

Jerome R. Singer, MRI pioneer, dies at 97

Jerome Singer

8/6/2019 - Jerome R. Singer, professor emeritus and a pioneer in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), passed away in July. Singer taught and conducted research in the electrical engineering and computer sciences and the biophysics departments at Berkeley for 25 years.

Making the invisible visible

black carbon sensors

7/22/2019 Berkeley Lab - Berkeley researchers have developed a new type of sensor network that is affordable and capable of tracking soot (black carbon). With more than 100 custom-built sensors installed across West Oakland for 100 days, the team created the largest black carbon monitoring network deployed in a single city.

Going to extremes

5/1/2019 Researchers have developed a thermal regulator that improves the performance of lithium-ion batteries in extreme temperatures.

New 3D printer

ME grad student Hossein Heidari watches 3D printer creating a miniature of

5/1/2019 A new 3D printer uses light to shape solid objects out of a viscous liquid in a matter of minutes.

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