Wearable sensors detect components of sweat
Scientists from University of California – Berkeley are developing wearable skin sensors able to detect the sweat rate, and electrolytes and metabolites in sweat
Optic nerve stimulation to aid the blind
Scientists from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale (EPFL) de Lausanne are investigating new ways to provide visual signals to the blind by directly stimulating the optic nerve
A new nanomaterial for medical devices
In order to create new medical devices, researchers are turning to nanomaterials, which are manipulated on the scale of atoms or molecules and exhibit unique properties.