Thursday, June 27, 2013
Virtual CLs that Run on Tears
a fuel cell that runs on tears, which they say could power lens-mounted glucose sensors," according to Chemistry World. "The idea of using lenses for diabetic monitoring has been around for years, as glucose levels in tears track blood glucose levels. An electrical glucose sensor in a lens would be in constant contact with tear fluid, and could produce readings for an on-the-spot display that could be easily read by the wearer. But such a sensor would need a power source, and so far this has proven a major stumbling block." Read more.