New biosensor stimulates sweat even when patient is resting and cool

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08/10/2017 08:00 AM EDT

a low electric current and carbachol gel to stimulate sweat under a sensor the size of a Band-Aid

One big drawback to biosensors that measure sweat is you have to sweat. But researchers at the University of Cincinnati have come up with a new biosensor that can stimulate perspiration for days on just a tiny patch of skin.

Full story at http://magazine.uc.edu/editors_picks/recent_features/Sweat.html

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University of Cincinnati

This is an NSF News From the Field item.