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New biosensor stimulates sweat even when patient is resting and cool


August 3, 2017

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

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