Archive: September 2022

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Improving wearable medical sensors with ultrathin mesh

On-skin medical sensors and wearable health devices must be incredibly flexible and ultrathin so they can move with the human body.

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Wearable power solution for smart-textile electronics

The development of self-powered sensors using textiles could effectively reduce the problems caused by rigid batteries.

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Advancing wearable technology for healthcare

Ohio State University’s Asimina Kiourti believes wearable technology can become a vital and seamless part of diagnostic health tools that provide major health benefits, improving...

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Wearable sensors styled into T-shirts and face masks

Researchers at Imperial College London, UK, have embedded low-cost sensors that monitor breathing, heart rate and ammonia into T-shirts and face masks.

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Energy harvesters show potential that fits like a glove

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas say they have made significant improvements to energy-harvesting yarns they invented called “twistrons”, which are made from...

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