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A smart bra for detecting early-stage breast cancer

A smart bra for detecting early-stage breast cancer

EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra – the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.

Sensors could offer early detection of lung tumors

Sensors could offer early detection of lung tumors

Researchers have developed a new approach to early diagnosis of lung cancer: a urine test that can detect the presence of proteins linked to the disease.

Diabetes: 3D printed sensors for breath tests

Diabetes: 3D printed sensors for breath tests

Researchers have developed a procedure to produce extremely sensitive and energy-efficient sensors using 3D printing.

Researchers are developing a ‘pandemic drone’ to detect coronavirus

Researchers are developing a ‘pandemic drone’ to detect coronavirus

A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed.

Wearable strain sensor uses light for monitoring

Wearable strain sensor uses light for monitoring

Researchers have developed a novel wearable strain sensor based on the modulation of optical transmittance of a carbon nanotube (CNT)-embedded elastomer.

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

3D printed sensor invented for wearables

Researchers have utilized 3D printing and nanotechnology to create a durable, flexible sensor for wearable devices to monitor everything from vital signs to athletic performance.

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