This baby hat detects fevers

April 1st, 2023

LSU researcher Sibei Xia thought that the hat worn by newborn babies could be more than a warm covering. Using thermochromic yarn and advanced knitting technology, she’s created a hat that can track a newborn’s temperature. Photos: LSU A researcher at Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, La., is exploring ways to use “smart clothing” to […]

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