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.

Health

Sensors help to prevent falls

More than one third of all over-65s in Germany are at acute risk of falling. Electrical engineers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) want to remedy this with new sensor technology that looks at movement and the environment, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Purdue startup developing device that detects mosquito-borne diseases

A startup created by Purdue University professors is developing a sensor that can detect dangerous mosquito-borne tropical diseases faster and at a lower cost than current methods, giving health officials time to take action ...

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