Keyword: Fluids and secretions

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Briefs: Medical
Engineers have developed a thin, flexible, stretchy sweat sensor that can show the level of glucose, lactate, sodium, or pH of your sweat — at the press of a finger.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
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Application Briefs: Research Lab
DiaMonTech used the Ophir Pyrocam to measure and characterize all their laser developments.
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Briefs: Materials
Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.
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Briefs: Medical
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.
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Briefs: Materials
Since it is a chemical sensor instead of being enzyme-based, the new technology is robust, has a long shelf-life and can be tuned to detect lower glucose concentrations than current systems.
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Briefs: Materials

Researchers have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. They tested various superhydrophobic materials — which are, like...

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Briefs: Power

Researchers have developed electronic skin (e-skin) that is applied directly on top of real skin. Made from soft, flexible rubber, it can be embedded with sensors that...

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Briefs: Wearables

Engineers have created a flexible electronic sensing patch that can be sewn into clothing to analyze sweat for multiple markers. The patch could be used to diagnose and monitor...

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Briefs: Communications
The mobile, wearable device could allow babies to leave the hospital and be monitored from home.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
These smart lenses can be used to diagnose and treat diabetes.
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Briefs: Wearables
The mobile phone app enables regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with diabetes.
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Briefs: Materials
Inspired by barnacles, the paste provides an effective way to treat traumatic injuries and help control bleeding during surgery.
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Briefs: Energy
The biofuel cells can power wearable electronics purely by using human sweat.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable device can differentiate among bacteria, viruses, and other biothreats.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device could help doctors personalize treatments.
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Briefs: Materials
The material could be used to create housing in outer space.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Monitoring urine sugar levels is important during early stages of diabetes, and diaper sensors represent an attractive solution.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The solution increases water recovery, prevents mineral scaling, and cuts the volume of brines in half.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A triboelectric generator made of flexible circuit boards creates electricity when the wearer moves.
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Briefs: Medical
By capturing more cancer cells than blood draw screening, this device could help doctors understand a tumor’s biology and make decisions about treatment.
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Briefs: Medical
The patch can replace blood draws to test for antibodies that signal a viral or bacterial infection such as SARS-CoV-2.
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Briefs: Medical
A smartphone, combined with nanoscale porous silicon, enables inexpensive, simple, home diagnostics.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The promise of personalized medicine involves a simple device that keeps each person apprised of their level of health, identifies even trace amounts of undesirable biomarkers...

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
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Briefs: Test & Measurement

Researchers have created the prototype for a handheld device to measure a biomarker for cancer. The device works much like the monitors that people with diabetes use to test their blood-sugar levels...

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