The Sensor That Dissolves in Your Brain

The Sensor That Dissolves in Your Brain

In this week’s SciShow News, we discuss two new types of sensors being developed. One tracks the content of certain molecules in your sweat while you exercise and the other is a brain implant that can be resorbed once it has finished its job.

Wearable Sweat Sensor: https://news.berkeley.edu/2016/01/27/wearable-sweat-sensors/
Bioresorbable Brain Sensor: https://illinois.edu/blog/view/6367/312684#image-2

Our SciShow Space Video on the Possible Ninth Planet: https://youtu.be/I0thBlCkSdI

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Sources:
http://press.nature.com/?post_type=press_release&p=36119
http://nature.com/articles/doi:10.1038/nature16521
http://www.runnersworld.com/nutrition-for-runners/the-science-behind-bonking
http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/diagnostics/sweat-sensors-will-change-how-wearables-track-your-health
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature16492.html
http://www.traumaticbraininjury.com/understanding-tbi/what-are-the-causes-of-tbi/

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jogging_couple_-_legs.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fitbit_Charge_HR.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sweating_at_Wilson_Trail_Stage_One_1.jpg

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