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Novel sweat sensor may spell end for painful needle pricks

Novel sweat sensor may spell end for painful needle pricks

Scientists are developing wearable skin sensors to analyse sweat, which may help bypass the need for more invasive procedures like blood draws, and provide real-time updates on health problems such as dehydration or fatigue.The sensor design, described in the journal Science Advances, can be rapidly manufactured using a “roll-to-roll” processing technique that essentially prints the

Bio-inspired robots come closer to reality

Bio-inspired robots come closer to reality

Bio-inspired robots come closer to reality: Washington, A tissue-based soft robot that mimics the biomechanics of a stingray has been developed, which could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics, regenerative medicine and medical diagnostics. The simple body design of stingrays, specifically, a flattened body shape and side fins that start at the head and end at the

University of California keen on working with state

dp correspondent Chandigarh The University of California in Davis, USA, has expressed keenness in working with state government in the fields of agriculture and horticulture. This was stated by Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister O P Dhankar, who, along with a delegation of the Department, was visiting the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,