The Nanosensor Tattoo,developed by a team at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Northeastern University, monitors the bodies sodium without the need for blood analysis. A solution is injected into the skin and, using a modified iPhone case, people are able to track their sodium count.
The Nanosensor Tattoo is called such because the solution that is injected into the skin is referred to as a tattoo. Have a look for yourself at this remarkable innovation.
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