Could 'Star Trek'-like 'tricorder' for health be near?

May 23, 2016 3:53 PM

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Could 'Star Trek'-like 'tricorder' for health be near?

U.S. researchers say they've developed a small, wearable health monitor they're likening to the Star Trek tricorder.

The flexible Chem-Phys patch can be worn on the chest and tracks biochemical and electrical signals in the human body. It then communicates all that wirelessly to a laptop, smartphone or smartwatch, said a team of engineers from the University of California, San Diego.

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