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Sweat sensors break free

Wearable sweat-sensing devices that use self-powered sensors, electrochromic displays and thin-film batteries can operate free from any connections to bulky external electronics.

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Fig. 1: A self-contained, wearable sweat-sensing device.

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Bandodkar, A.J. Sweat sensors break free. Nat Electron 5, 631–632 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-022-00856-1

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