biosensors

Ideal placement for armband to track vitals

Ideal placement for armband to track vitals

Researchers took a step forward in the development of an armband that could track the heart’s electrical activity without requiring bulky wiring or sticky gel on the skin.

Attachable skin patches that wick the sweat away?

Attachable skin patches that wick the sweat away?

Scientists have developed a new preparation technique that could reduce the redness and itching caused by the trapped sweat beneath them.

Microfluidic sensor rapidly measures lactate concentration

Microfluidic sensor rapidly measures lactate concentration

Scientists have developed a soft and nonirritating microfluidic sensor for the real-time measurement of lactate concentration in sweat.

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Engineers have developed a wearable sensing chip that can measure the concentration of cortisol – the stress hormone – in human sweat.

Sensor rapidly detects multiple sepsis biomarkers

Sensor rapidly detects multiple sepsis biomarkers

The Wyss Institute's eRapid electrochemical sensor technology now enables specific and multiplexed detection of blood biomarkers at low cost.

An all-in-one health monitor

An all-in-one health monitor

Engineers have developed a skin patch that can continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer’s levels of glucose as well as lactate.

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