Stretchy Sensors Remind You to Take a Break from the Sun

Stretchy Sensors Remind You to Take a Break from the Sun

Wearable patches developed at RMIT University can detect harmful UV radiation and dangerous gases like hydrogen and nitrogen dioxide

Emma Hutchings
  • 15 june 2015

Researchers at RMIT University in Australia have developed stretchy sensors that detect harmful UV radiation and toxic gases such as hydrogen and nitrogen dioxide. The transparent and flexible sensors can either be worn as patches on the skin like a nicotine patch or incorporated into a person’s clothing.

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