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A skin patch for monitoring your health wirelessly

Written by Diane Archer


In the what-will-they-think-of-next department, engineers at the University of Illinois and Northwestern have developed a thin skin patch for monitoring your health that looks almost like a piece of scotch tape with tiny sensors stuck to it and is allegedly as soft as skin.  It is entirely wireless and can transmit information on your heart rate and other vital signs directly to your cellphone or computer.  But, I don’t need to tell you, you can see for yourself on the accompanying video.

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