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Stretchable system harvests energy

Stretchable System Can Power Wearables By Harvesting Energy From Wearer’s Breathing and Motion

A stretchable system that can harvest energy from human breathing and motion for use in wearable health-monitoring devices may be possible, according to an international team of researchers, led by […]
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Penn State implantable sensor measure gases in body

Implantable Sensor Measures Gases Inside the Body and Then Safely Biodegrade

Researchers at Penn State have developed a highly sensitive flexible gas sensor that can be implanted in the body — and, after it’s no longer needed, safely biodegrade into materials […]
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Sensors printed on skin without heat

Penn State Engineers Print Sensors Directly On Human Skin Without Using Heat

Over the last few years, we have seen an increased interest in flexible sensors that provide biometric measurements with comfort to the user. Now, an international team of researchers has […]
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Sweat Sensor Monitors Health

Wearable Device Gathers Large Samples From Sweat For Monitoring Health

Although sweat is mostly water, there are many solutes that are found in sweat that have at least some relation to biomarkers found in the blood. Wearable sweat sensors for […]
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