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 ...

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

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.

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