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Researchers develop personalized and low-cost wearable UV sensors

October 3, 2018

Researchers from the University of Granada and RMIT University in Melbourne have developed personalized and low-cost wearable ultraviolet (UV) sensors that warn users when their exposure to the sun has become dangerous.

The paper-based sensor, which can be worn as a wristband, features happy and sad emoticon faces—drawn in an invisible UV-sensitive ink—that successively light up as you reach 25%, 50%, 75% and finally 100% of your daily recommended UV exposure.

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