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August 3, 2016

Flexible wearable electronic skin patch offers new way to monitor alcohol levels

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a flexible wearable sensor that can accurately measure a person's blood alcohol level from sweat and transmit the data wirelessly to a laptop, smartphone or other mobile device. The skin patch could be used by doctors and police officers for continuous, non-invasive and real-time monitoring of blood alcohol content. Read more at UC San Diego News.