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Data Against Dehydration: This Wireless Sweat Patch Powered By Jet Engine Tech Could Help Athletes, Air Force Pilots Stay In Top Shape

Last December, several members of the U.S. Air Force volunteered for a sweaty mission. During extra workout sessions at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Ohio, the volunteers wore on their backs adhesive patches that collected their perspiration. Sensors in the patches were able to detect the specific levels of electrolytes in the sweat the volunteers released. That data was transmitted wirelessly to a laptop computer app where researchers could analyze it in real time.

Source: GE Reports