Printable sensors detect pathogens and toxins

sensor1Researchers at Tufts School of Engineering have developed a method of detecting bacteria, toxins and dangerous chemicals in the environment using a biopolymer sensor that can be printed like ink on a wide range of materials, including wearable items, such as gloves, masks or clothing.

For the full story, see the February 2023 edition of Smart Textiles & Wearables.


Photo: Fio Omenetto/Tufts University Silklab