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MIT Wetness Sensor Changes Diapers, Perhaps Wearables Game?

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Detecting a certain degree of moisture, ‘smart labels’ comprising a hydrogel and radio frequency identifi­cation (RFID) tag were developed by MIT researchers and embedded into diapers to alert caretakers of wetness. This study, published in the IEEE Sensors Journal, explains the absorbent hydrogel slightly changes its electrical conductivity when wet, expanding and allowing a passive RFID tag placed under it […]

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Gattefossé comes into the microbiome discussion with a new study on its O/W emulsifier Emulium® Mellifera MB

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Emulium® Mellifera MB is a natural O/W emulsifier that allows the formulation of a wide range of textures suitable for all skin types and climates. It creates natural emulsions with white and luxurious appearance, while leaving a light and smooth afterfeel. Its moisturizing and anti-pollution properties, its capacity to visibly improve skin texture and its […]

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Cientistas criam enzima que come garrafas de plástico

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Pesquisadores britânicos criaram uma enzima capaz de digerir alguns tipos de plásticos, podendo levar a reciclagem de milhões de toneladas de lixo plástico As garrafas de plástico demoram séculos em se degradar, mas agora uma nova enzima criada por acaso em laboratório apresenta uma nova esperança para colocar fim a este problema, segundo um estudo publicado pela […]

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