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Tooth-mounted sensors track your diet and health

27-Mar-2018

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Tufts University has created tiny sensors that attach to teeth.

Wireless sensors relay data about sugar, salt, and alcohol intake.

Like a little nutritionist in your mouth.

Can also monitor physiological states, e.g. fatigue, through saliva sampling.

The study was published in the Advanced Materials journal.

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Advanced Materials

Scientific journal covering materials science.

Fiorenzo Omenetto

Dean for Research at School of Engineerinh at Tufts University.

Tufts University

Public Research university.