Sweat

Want a more secure password to your smartphone? Your sweat could help

Want a more secure password to your smartphone? Your sweat could help

Skin secretions contain many small molecules – or metabolites – that can each be targeted for authentication analysis.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
This nine-year-old boy is unable to cry or sweat – Find out why!

This nine-year-old boy is unable to cry or sweat – Find out why!

Ethan Kranig was diagnosed with this rare disorder called ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia-cleft syndrome (EEC) at his birth.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
This new workout suit helps breathe out body heat, sweat

This new workout suit helps breathe out body heat, sweat

These flaps, which range from thumbnail- to finger-sized, are lined with live microbial cells that shrink and expand in response to changes in humidity.

May 21, 2017, 21:38 PM IST

This wearable sensor can diagnose diseases from sweat: Scientists

The new sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents, such as chloride ions and glucose and then transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics.

Apr 18, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Summer Tips: Combat sweat with natural fabrics

Summer Tips: Combat sweat with natural fabrics

It's best to wear natural fabrics to beat the heat and to keep skin problems at bay, say experts.

Apr 16, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
This skin patch measures sweat to check your health

This skin patch measures sweat to check your health

Sweat is a rich, chemical broth containing a number of important chemical compounds with physiological health information, the researchers said.

Nov 24, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

First case of Zika spreading via physical contact reported

Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine and ARUP Laboratories in the US found an unusually high concentration of virus in the first patient's blood as being responsible for his death.

Oct 03, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

Wearable sensors can monitor your sweat in real-time

 Engineers at a US university have developed wearable sensors that can monitor your sweat in real-time, providing meaningful information about your state of health.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Seven reasons why socks are good for summer season!

Anusha Jain, designer, Bonjour, a multinational socks brand, shares how socks can help during summers

Jul 09, 2015, 21:08 PM IST
I started to sweat just looking at Justin: Jennifer Aniston

I started to sweat just looking at Justin: Jennifer Aniston

 Hollywood beauty Jennifer Aniston has recalled seeing Justin Theroux for the first time in 2007 on the set of "Tropic Thunder in Hawaii".

Jun 12, 2015, 09:39 AM IST
Check out: Blood, sweat and love in 'Brothers' trailer!

Check out: Blood, sweat and love in 'Brothers' trailer!

Dapper actors - Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra have succeeded in building anticipation as siblings in 'Brothers', a film directed by Karan Malhotra.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

Soon, wearable device that assesses your health via sweat

A new wearable device may be able to use a person's sweat to provide significant information on the state of their health, scientists say.

May 18, 2015, 20:44 PM IST
Now, a device to asses your health through sweat!

Now, a device to asses your health through sweat!

Scientists have developed a new wearable device that can provide significant information about one’s health merely by assessing the sweat.

May 18, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Even your sweat can bring happiness

Do you know why she feels happy when you are in jolly mood? The answer lies in your sweat.

Apr 16, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

Now, a perfume that smells even better when you sweat

Trying to cover up your sweat odour with perfume? Worry not as scientists have now, for the first time, developed a perfume that smells even better if you sweat more.

Apr 02, 2015, 17:28 PM IST
Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait

Popular mosquito catcher in Japan uses human odour as bait

A novel mosquito trap that lures its prey using human scent and other smells favoured by the critter is creating a buzz as Japan frets about the spread of dengue fever.

Oct 31, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

Foods that make you smell bad

The way in which we eat food influences our body odour as well as our breath.

Oct 09, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Sweat-eating bacteria may improve skin health

Bacteria that metabolise ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds, scientists say.

Sep 30, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Soon, sweat to power small electronic devices

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have designed a sensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor a person`s progress during exercises. It can also generate electricity from their perspiration.

Aug 13, 2014, 19:59 PM IST

Sweat can reduce anti-bacterial properties of brass objects

Human sweat can reduce the effectiveness of bacteria-fighting brass objects in hospitals and schools after just an hour of coming into contact with them, according to a new study.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:22 PM IST