Wearables

The entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered biobattery could one day be integrated into wearable electronics.
by Binghamton University, SUNY
9:57am
1.3.2018
Researchers have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald a near future of ubiquitous, fully integrated and affordable wearable technology.
by Zachary Boehm, Florida State University
11:05am
11.17.2017
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The sensors could be programmed to detect when a cell is becoming cancerous, for example, and then kill the cell or reverse its mutation.
by Allie Nicodemo, Northeastern University
12:36pm
11.6.2017
In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are some of the stories that made headlines in the world of cleanrooms and nanotechnology in the past week.
12:25pm
10.16.2017
Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body heat to power simple biosensors for measuring heart...
by Georgia Tech
10:27am
10.9.2017
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Researchers have designed a smart bandage that could eventually heal chronic wounds or battlefield injuries with every fiber of its being.
by Scott Schrage, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:49pm
10.5.2017
Since the microneedles are painless and minimally invasive, they could be left in for hours or even a whole day without irritation, allowing constant monitoring. Continual sampling of important biomarkers in this interstitial fluid could help...
by Sandia National Laboratories
10:26am
10.2.2017
Researchers aim beyond wearables with project combining art, medicine.
by Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer
10:06am
9.29.2017
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A new advanced energy harvesting system is capable of generating electricity by simply being attached to clothes, windows, and outer walls of a building.
by Joo Hyeon Heo, UNIST
1:35pm
9.26.2017
A new paper-based sensor patch could allow diabetics to effectively measure glucose levels during exercise.
by Binghamton University
12:09pm
9.19.2017
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A new method combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place manufacturing of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors.
by Wyss Institute
11:13am
9.6.2017
The biofuel cells generate 10 times more power per surface area than any existing wearable biofuel cells.
by UC San Diego
12:16pm
8.22.2017
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The rapid development of wearable technology has received another boost from a new development using graphene for printed electronic devices.
by University of Manchester
10:23am
8.11.2017
Researchers in China have engineered bendable batteries that can run on body-inspired liquids such as normal IV saline solution and cell-culture medium.
by Cell Press
1:16pm
8.10.2017
Researchers in China have developed a new type of user-interactive electronic skin, with a color change perceptible to the human eye, and achieved with a much-reduced level of strain. Their results could have applications in robotics, prosthetics...
by Institute of Physics
12:58pm
7.26.2017
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Researchers report in the journal ACS Sensors that they have developed a 3-D printed sensor worn on the ear that measures one of the most basic medical indicators of health in real time: core body temperature.
by American Chemical Society
10:40am
7.19.2017
Using wearable stress sensors, analytics, and other technologies, a new product is able to pinpoint the exact moment consumers feel these subconscious responses.
by Rob Matheson, MIT
9:31am
7.18.2017
Researchers are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds in microscopic amounts of perspiration.
by University of Texas at Dallas
11:42am
6.29.2017
In a proof-of-concept study, engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy.
by North Carolina State University
10:10am
6.23.2017
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