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A wearable chemical–electrophysiological hybrid biosensing system for real-time health and fitness monitoring

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Communications, May 2016
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119 news outlets
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116 tweeters
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Title
A wearable chemical–electrophysiological hybrid biosensing system for real-time health and fitness monitoring
Published in
Nature Communications, May 2016
DOI 10.1038/ncomms11650
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Authors

Somayeh Imani, Amay J. Bandodkar, A. M. Vinu Mohan, Rajan Kumar, Shengfei Yu, Joseph Wang, Patrick P. Mercier

Abstract

Flexible, wearable sensing devices can yield important information about the underlying physiology of a human subject for applications in real-time health and fitness monitoring. Despite significant progress in the fabrication of flexible biosensors that naturally comply with the epidermis, most designs measure only a small number of physical or electrophysiological parameters, and neglect the rich chemical information available from biomarkers. Here, we introduce a skin-worn wearable hybrid sensing system that offers simultaneous real-time monitoring of a biochemical (lactate) and an electrophysiological signal (electrocardiogram), for more comprehensive fitness monitoring than from physical or electrophysiological sensors alone. The two sensing modalities, comprising a three-electrode amperometric lactate biosensor and a bipolar electrocardiogram sensor, are co-fabricated on a flexible substrate and mounted on the skin. Human experiments reveal that physiochemistry and electrophysiology can be measured simultaneously with negligible cross-talk, enabling a new class of hybrid sensing devices.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 5 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Taiwan 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 564 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 153 27%
Researcher 85 15%
Student > Master 79 14%
Student > Bachelor 45 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 29 5%
Other 86 15%
Unknown 98 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 188 33%
Chemistry 63 11%
Materials Science 55 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 17 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 3%
Other 94 16%
Unknown 141 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1017. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 May 2020.
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#8,465
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Outputs from Nature Communications
#158
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Outputs of similar age
#193
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Outputs of similar age from Nature Communications
#1
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