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Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweat

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in…

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“There's no such thing as bad weather – just the wrong clothing”. Every year, sudden changes in the weather and icy temperatures make this truism topical once…

"Spacetex" project takes functional textiles into outer space

Experiments in zero gravity help with the development of innovative textiles for extreme conditions on Earth

Inverse Fingerprints on Paper

Paper is one of the surfaces most commonly tested for fingerprints in forensics. Unfortunately, it is particularly difficult to make fingerprints on paper…

Mechanisms for sensitivity to the “sweaty” smell of isovaleric acid

Our sense of smell often takes a back seat to our other senses, but humans can perceive up to 10,000 different odors. Like mice, which boast a highly developed…