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Posted:
Nov 11, 2016

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Emily S

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“Smart” thread could pluck diagnostic data from your stitches

Scientists have woven microscopic sensors into thread to gather diagnostic data from the tiniest of sutures.  The smart threads can sense pH, glucose levels, and temperature. They can even ferry tiny amounts of bodily fluids from one point to another for analysis by microsensor. And they can...

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