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Stick-On Solar-Powered Heart Monitor Fits on a Finger


Stick-On Solar-Powered Heart Monitor Fits on a Finger |

Scientists at the Riken, a major Japanese research institute, and University of Tokyo have developed a remarkable ambient light-powered cardiac monitor that looks like a transparent bandage. The underlying technology makes possible other flexible body-worn sensors that don’t need to have an external electric source powering them, including temperature and sweat sensors.

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