Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


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.