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Wearable Bioelectronics: Detecting COVID-19 With a Sticker on Your Skin

University of Missouri engineers are advancing the commercial market for wearable bioelectronics by developing a large-scale manufacturing plan for a customizable device capable of simultaneously tracking multiple vital signs such as blood pressure, heart activity and skin hydration. Credit: University of Missouri A University of Missouri engineer received a grant from the National Science Foundation […]

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New Wearable Device Turns Your Body Into a Biological Battery

A thermoelectric power generator worn as a ring. Credit: Xiao Lab Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a new, low-cost wearable device that transforms the human body into a biological battery.  The device, described in the journal Science Advances, is stretchy enough that you can wear it like a ring, a bracelet or any other accessory […]

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Scientists’ predictions for the long-term future of the Voyager Golden Records will blow your mind

The future is a slippery thing, but sometimes physics can help. And while human destiny will remain ever unknown, the fate of two of our artifacts can be calculated in staggering detail. Those artifacts are the engraved “Golden Records” strapped to NASA’s twin Voyager spacecraft, which have passed into interstellar space. Although the spacecraft will […]

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Cut Your Kitchen’s Carbon Footprint With Magnetic Induction Cooking

Bye-bye, burners. To curb climate change, many experts have called for a massive shift from fossil fuels to electricity. The goal is to electrify processes like heating homes and powering cars, and then generate the increased electrical power needs using low- or zero-carbon sources like wind, solar and hydropower. More than 30 cities in California, […]

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