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Ultraviolet Light Sensor for Wearable Devices

June 10, 2017

The new UV light sensor technology uses only silicon semiconductors to selectively detect and measure the light intensity of UV-A and UV-B light wavebands. (Credit: Tohoku University) Mass production technology for silicon based [more...]

Google Glass Meets Organs-on-Chips

March 25, 2016

Brigham and Women’s Hospital investigators have developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices that mimic the human physiological system. Devices known as organs-on-chips allow researchers to test drug [more...]

Drug Delivery On The Go: Device Design Considerations

November 3, 2015

Wearable devices are changing the world of drug delivery, emerging as solutions for chronic disease management and offering patients reprieve from the burden associated with frequent injections and bulky ambulatory devices.  Diabetes care [more...]

Nanowire Yarns Supercharge Wearables

July 8, 2015

Yarn made of niobium nanowires, seen here in a scanning electron microscope image (background), can be used to make very efficient supercapacitors, MIT researchers have found. Adding a coating of a conductive polymer to the yarn (shown in [more...]