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Inexpensive Covid-19 sensor for face masks

In another development at University of California San Diego, a colour-changing test strip can be attached to a face mask and used to detect SARS-CoV-2 in a...

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Nanosensors detect infections in smart bandage

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island have developed a smart bandage that can detect and monitor an infection in a wound via the integration...

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Preventing ulcers with printed sensors

A smart mattress cover has been developed in Germany with the potential to reduce the risk of developing decubitus ulcers – the potentially life-threatening pressure...

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Enhanced electrical composites via 3D printing

A method of increasing the electrical performance of composites infused with graphene nano-platelets could change the way materials are designed and manufactured, researchers at Florida...

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Berkeley wearable enables interaction

A device that can recognise hand gestures based on electrical signals detected in the forearm is being developed at University of California, Berkeley.

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Covid-19 project attracts US$2.8m funding

Royal Philips and continuous health monitoring company BioIntelliSense will receive almost US$2.

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Giving garments enough grip for robots

Despite being universally adopted in many areas of traditional manufacturing, industrial robots have failed to find a place in garment sewing applications due to their...

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Surfaceskins infection control pull handle

The Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) based in Leeds, UK, has launched a new Surfaceskins infection control pull handle.

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DuPont’s eco-system for wearable patches at an advanced stage

DuPont has established a complete eco-system for the development of new wearable patches based around its Liveo and Intexar platforms, and involving the Holst Centre,...

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New nano-sensitivity for electronic skin

A new range of nanomaterial strain sensors that are 10 times more sensitive when measuring minute movements compared with existing technology will improve the safety...

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