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Lab on a chip for sweat testing and monitoring

By Maja Bosanac
7 December 2017

epfl-lab-on-a-chipCollaboration between EPFL’s Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory (Nanolab) researchers and startup Xsensio resulted in development of a low-power and portable sensing chip. The chip can be put directly on skin, or integrated into wearables in order to track real-time different biochemical and physical parameters in a person’s sweat. Xsensio was founded in 2014 as a spinoff… »


Novel micro sensors for ocean acidification monitoring

By Maja Bosanac
16 November 2013

sea-1Collaboration between researchers at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science resulted in development of a novel micro sensor for monitoring the changes in pH levels of seawater. The current form of the device can be used for on-board analysis of seawater samples, but the ultimate goal is to use… »

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Intelligent training with FitnessSHIRT and MENTORbike

By Maja Bosanac
11 November 2013

fitnessshirtA group of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have developed an intelligent sports shirt called FitnessSHIRT. The shirt can read out physiological signals such as pulse, breathing and changes in heart rate continuously. The interpreted data can be viewed on a smartphone or tablet PC. When combined with an electric bike and a smartphone, the… »