Archive: February 2021

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Cardio and biochemical readings from a single skin patch

The first wearable device that can monitor both cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels in the human body at the same time has been developed at the University of...

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Dry powder route to beauty with D-Preg

A new dry, bio-based, electrospun beauty mask has been shown to reduce the presence of forehead wrinkles and crows-feet around the eyes and to moisturise...

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Supersonic brake for the Mars landing

UK technical textiles producer Heathcoat Fabrics supplied the fabric for the parachute with which NASA’s Perseverance Rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars on...

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Smart diaper solution for incontinence

Personal hygiene group Ontex has developed a smart diaper that automatically alerts caregivers when the pad needs to be changed.

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Silent power for robotic assistance clothing

Reliatrace, based in Amery, Wisconsin, USA, has secured a US Patent for a self-regulating flexible heating device.

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