E-textiles embedded in horse slickers to monitor chronic disease

lee patternLOA team of engineers and veterinarians at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, have embedded the liner of horse slickers with nanomaterials to gauge whether these fabrics can monitor the animal’s health, both to assess whether a horse suffers from any underlying conditions and to predict the onset of chronic disease.

For the full story, see the March 2022 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


Photo: Rebecca McElhoe/Purdue University