Wednesday, 02 Jun, 2010 Health & Fitness
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Latest Invention: Nanotattoo for Diabetics

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People with diabetes will soon be able to check their blood sugar level just by looking at their tattoo.

Dr. Paul Barone and Dr. Michael Strano, the scientists at the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering developed a nanotattoo that checks blood sugar level and gives the results on a special device worn over the tattoo. The tattoo ink consists of carbon nanotubes, wrapped in a polymer that is receptive to glucose.

The novel blood glucose monitoring system is going to be more accurate and give consistent reading, scientists say.

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