Researchers recycle CDs into flexible biosensors -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Researchers recycle CDs into flexible biosensors

28.07.2022

Image: Flexible biosensor in gold made from recycled CD,both lying on a table; Copyright: Matthew Brown

A gold CD’s thin metallic layer can be separated from the rigid plastic and fashioned into sensors to monitor electrical activity in human hearts and muscles as well as lactate, glucose, pH and oxygen levels.

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Image: Metal straws in a beaker; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf