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13 Jan 2021

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Helps Language Learning in Adults

A recent study showed language learning advantages with transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation included up to a 30% increase in accuracy and recall for some subjects.
3 Apr 2019

New approach could boost energy capacity of lithium batteries

Researchers around the globe have been on a quest for batteries that pack a punch but are smaller and lighter than today's versions, potentially enabling electric cars to travel further or portable electronics to run for longer without recharging.
18 Aug 2017

Regenerative medicine breakthrough

Researchers have developed a new technology, Tissue Nanotransfection, that can generate any cell type of interest for treatment within the patient's own body. This technology may be used to repair injured tissue or restore function of aging tissue, including organs, blood vessels and nerve cells.
29 Dec 2015

Faster, more efficient way to sniff out explosives

Scientists report a new step toward a more efficient monitoring method that uses quantum dots to quickly sniff out and identify five dangerous compounds.
13 Jun 2011

Swimming with sensors

Sensors printed onto the sleeves of wetsuits could alert the wearer to contaminated water. Navy divers could also use the sensors to locate underwater explosives, such as mines.
7 Aug 2009

Lithium Air - batteries on steroids

Better traction batteries will lead to better batteries for energy harvesting. After all, both need to affordably pack more energy in a given space while improving battery life, fast charging and affordability.
4 Mar 2009

Perpetuum - a vibration harvesting company

Having started by looking at piezoelectrics and faced with what it saw as their present day limitations of reliability and sometimes high internal resistance, Perpetuum follows the more proven route of electrodynamic harvesting.
7 Dec 2007

Printed electronics for active RFID and RTLS

IDTechEx look at aspects relevant to printed electronics from the Active RFID and Real Time Locating Systems RTLS conference.
5 Dec 2007

Active RFID at TNT

TNT Express, Netherlands
18 Sep 2007

TNT's RFID Business Case and Development Programme

TNT Express, Netherlands
23 May 2007

The Prosperous Market for RFID

The market for RFID continues to surge forward, with investments, acquisitions and orders at record levels. The premier European IDTechEx conference RFID Europe, on the 18-19 September in Cambridge UK, will air all these aspects.
15 Mar 2006

RFID Profit - the Taboo Subject

In any rapidly emerging market sector, there are those that make bold initiatives but miss their targets and there are those that quietly create profitable businesses. So it is with RFID, where many companies are reviewing their strategies after disappointment while others are succeeding. However, as far as the press and the analysts are concerned, profit is a taboo subject. Until now.
13 Feb 2006

Active RFID - Innovation and Very Rapid Growth

Active RFID is little reported, but its use is growing rapidly. New IDTechEx research
5 Oct 2005

Wherenet expands active RFID automotive ecosystem