Biomedical technology

New wearable sensor detects even more compounds in human sweat

If you have ever had your blood drawn, whether to check your cholesterol, kidney function, hormone levels, blood sugar, or as part of a general checkup, you might have wondered why there is not an easier, less painful way.

Biomedical technology

Sweat sensor makes strides in detecting infection indicators

University of Texas at Dallas bioengineers in collaboration with EnLiSense LLC have designed a wearable sensor that can detect two key biomarkers of infection in human sweat, a significant step toward making it possible for ...

Medical research

Detailed structure of the sweat gland revealed

Researchers at Osaka University have characterized the structure of human sweat glands down to the single-cell level; the findings clarify the functional components of these glands and their interactions with the vasculature ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do people transmit happiness by smell?

As emotions go, happiness usually hides in plain sight: seen in a broad smile, heard in a raucous laugh, felt in a big hug.

Genetics

Two studies reveal genetic variation driving human evolution

A pair of studies published by Cell Press on February 14th in the journal Cell sheds new light on genetic variation that may have played a key role in human evolution. The study researchers used an animal model to study a ...

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