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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014


Google's smart contact lens measures glucose levels in tears

Google is working on a smart contact lens that could help people with diabetes monitor their blood glucose levels.

By January 19, 2014


iHealth Lab unleashes glucose monitor that syncs with mobile devices

The portable Bluetooth-enabled blood glucose monitor, coming out Wednesday, syncs readings automatically to a designated iOS or Android device for future tracking and sharing.

By October 30, 2013


Ditto data system bridges glucose monitors, smartphones

Biomedtrics' ditto Glucose Data System transmits blood glucose data from several glucometers to Android mobile devices.

By October 21, 2013


New biochip measures glucose levels in saliva

Engineers at Brown say the chip can also detect other substances in tandem, including anthrax.

By January 20, 2012


Human-powered: Biofuel cell converts glucose into electricity

Biofuel cells implanted into live bodies can use glucose and oxygen to generate electricity, and may be powering devices such as artificial organs and prosthetics within the next decade.

By October 17, 2011


It's appropriate to cry over new glucose monitor

Researchers at Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic are a step closer to a blood glucose monitor that involves dabbing at tears instead of pricking fingers.

By March 16, 2011


MIT diabetes device monitors glucose with light

Diabetes patients could one day check their glucose levels simply by shining a light into their skin.

By August 10, 2010


Next-gen blood glucose monitor: High-tech tattoos

Engineers at MIT are designing carbon nanotubes that can be injected beneath the skin to reveal continuous blood glucose levels in real time.

By June 1, 2010


Nintendo DS as a glucose meter

We deliver a ton of mobile-phone news, Facebook gets some probing by the FTC, and we discuss how to use a Nintendo DS to test your blood sugar level.

By April 27, 2010