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World's smallest wearable device warns of UV exposure, enables precision phototherapy

Medical Xpress - Wed 5 Dec 18

The world's smallest wearable, battery-free device has been developed by Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering scientists to measure exposure to light across ...

World’s Smallest Wearable Device Can Help You Prevent Skin Cancer - Wed 5 Dec 18

How much sun is too much? A group of Northwestern scientists aim to let you know with the world’s smallest wearable device, which can help prevent skin cancer. Dubbed, “My Skin Track ...

World's Smallest Wearable Device Warns of UV Exposure

Laboratory Equipment - Thu 6 Dec 18

NewsThe device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases and seasonal affective disorder, and reduce risk of sunburns and skin cancer.Contributed Author: Northwestern UniversityTopics: Physics/Engineering

Too Much Time in the Sun? Skin Patch Might Tell

WebMD - Wed 5 Dec 18

Powered by the sun while designed to measure its rays, the patch automatically transmits sun readings to a user's smartphone. It works wet or dry, is fully reusable, and weighs next to nothing.