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A gold-gallium bandage to monitor body

Metal Tech News – August 24, 2022

 

Last updated 8/30/2022 at 3:29pm

A rendering of MIT's gallium-gold bandage sensor on an arm.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT engineers fabricated a microchip-free, wireless electronic "skin." The device is able to sense and wirelessly transmit signals related to pulse, sweat and even ultraviolet exposure without large chips or batteries.

MIT develops a wearable sensor able to target any biomarker

Using a gold-gallium "band-aid" could prove the next generation of biological monitoring as researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a new kind of wearable sensor capable of communicating wirelessly without the need for microchips or even batteries.

Wearable sensors are ubiquitous due to wireless...



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