Chemical Sensors

06 May 2016

Scientists have demostrated how to hide a secret message using everyday liquids, like cola, wine or coffee. We went...

26 April 2016

How many of the goods you own are transported by sea?

09 December 2015

Paul Freemont is co-director and co-founder of the Imperial College synthetic biology hub, told me about the...

26 March 2015

Testing for drugs and toxins in the body is vital to a solving whole host of crimes.

17 February 2015

Parkinson's Disease is extremely hard to diagnose but scientists have been trialing a breath test in mice, which...

26 November 2013

Could smell come from the vibrations of individual molecules?

28 February 2013

Antarctica is part of the world most affected by a changing climate. Atmospheric research there can help us understand...

28 February 2013

Cambridge University researchers have tested a new way of sensing the atmosphere, using sensors mounted on a remote-...

26 June 2012

With the advent of global terrorism, it’s become apparent that people will go to extreme lengths to conceal bombs. So...

15 May 2012

Professor Julia Newton has been looking at muscle cells from patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, to see if a...

11 March 2012

Sensors are essential for our understanding of the environment around us. Now, a new project led by the University of...

20 February 2011

How do we study the atmosphere? We have a vast array of tools and chemical tricks that we can rely on, but the...

31 October 2010

Predicting how the Earth’s climate is likely to change is one of the toughest challenges facing science, one that as we...