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Miniaturized Liquid Metal-based Flexible Electrochemical Detection System on Fabric


Researchers from Beihang University (Beijing), Zhejiang University, and Tsinghua University. Abstract "Integrated electrochemical sensing platforms in wearable devices have great prospects in biomedical applications. However, traditional electrochemical platforms are generally fabricated on airtight printed circuit boards, which lack sufficient flexibility, air permeability, and conformab... » read more

“Lab On The Skin” Monitors Multiple Biomarkers


New research from UC San Diego's Center For Wearable Sensors, "An integrated wearable microneedle array for the continuous monitoring of multiple biomarkers in interstitial fluid." Current continuous glucose monitors on the market like Dexcom only measure glucose. This device also monitors alcohol and lactate. “With our wearable, people can see the interplay between their glucose spikes... » read more

Power/Performance Bits: Oct. 23


Integrated solar battery Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) built a unified solar cell-liquid battery device capable of returning more than 14% of the incoming solar energy as electricity. The device is capable of both converting solar energy to electricity for immediate use or storing it as chemical energy in ... » read more