Now, detect water contamination via your smartphone

4 months ago
A specific wavelength from the LED flash is allowed to interact with the reagenttreated water sample. BIRAC, or Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council , is a government enterprise.The ambient light sensor (ALS) and the LED flash in smartphones are used to detect fluoride contamination, Iftak said. GUWAHATI: A research scholar from Tezpur University has found a lowcost and userfriendly way to detect the level of fluoride contamination of water by using just a smartphone.Iftak Hussain, 27, has bagged the prestigious BIRACSRISTI Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2017 for the technology, which can also detect the level of turbidity in water. ...

Tesla buys Germany’s Grohmann Engineering to help ramp up electric car production

8 months ago
FRANKFURT Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc has agreed to buy Germanys Grohmann Engineering GmbH, which develops automated manufacturing systems for batteries and fuel cells, as the Californiabased company seeks to expand its production more than sixfold by 2018.Unlisted Grohmann Engineering, based in Pruem, Germany, helped Tesla rivals Daimler and BMW (BMWG.DE) build production facilities for electric car batteries.Tesla is seeking to raise its global manufacturing capacity to 500,000 vehicles in 2018 from an expected production rate of about 80,000 this year. The post Tesla buys Germany’s Grohmann Engineering to help ramp up electric car production appeared first on . ...

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