Wearable Sensor Monitors Levels of Vitamin #WearableWednesday
Researchers at the University of San Diego have designed sensors that detect vitamin C levels in sweat. Here’s more from Wearable Technologies:
“Wearable sensors have traditionally been focused on their use in tracking physical activity, or for monitoring disease pathologies, like in diabetes,” said first-author Juliane Sempionatto, a PhD Candidate in nanoengineering in Joseph Wang’s lab at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. “This is the first demonstration of using an enzyme-based approach to track changes in the level of necessary vitamin, and opens a new frontier in the wearable device arena.”
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