Tag Archives: Sensor

• Uh Oh. Alcohol-Detecting Laser Developed

Uh Oh. Alcohol-Detecting Laser Developed

Catching drink drivers could soon be as simple as pointing a laser, thanks to the development of a device that can detect the presence of alcohol inside a moving car. Research published by Polish scientists Jarosław Młyńczak, Jan Kubicki, and Krzysztof Kopczyński, of the Military University of Technology in Warsaw in the Journal of Applied Remote […]

• Mailing something fragile? Here's a helpful tip

Mailing something fragile? Here's a helpful tip

“This final note today: A helpful tip as you get those holiday packages ready to ship off to relatives. Whatever you do, don’t mark it “fragile.” The good people at Popular Mechanics did some actual science on this. They packaged up identical bunches of vibration sensors, sent them via FedEx, UPS and the US Postal […]