Engineering

Sun exposure gets personal with wearable UV sensors

Keeping an eye on your personal ultraviolet (UV) exposure throughout the day could soon be as simple as wearing a sticker thanks to new wearable sensors that help people manage vitamin absorption and avoid sun damage.

Engineering

World's smallest wearable device monitors UV exposure

A Northwestern University professor, working in conjunction with the global beauty company L'Oréal, has developed the smallest wearable device in the world. The wafer-thin, feather-light sensor can fit on a fingernail and ...

Engineering

Tattoo-like skin health monitor needs no batteries

(Tech Xplore)—An international team of researchers has developed an ultra-thin health monitoring device that affixes to the skin like a patch and looks somewhat like a tattoo. As they note in their paper published in the ...

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