Biosensor ‘bandage’ collects and analyzes sweat

Posted by on April 17, 2019 2:27 pm
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Like other biofluids, sweat contains a wealth of information about what’s going on inside the body. However, collecting the fluid for analysis, usually by dripping or absorbing it from the skin’s surface, can be time-consuming and messy. Now, researchers have developed a bandage-like biosensor that both collects and — in conjunction with a smart phone — analyzes sweat. The device could someday help diagnose diseases.

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