On-demand bioenergy from a fingertip

Wenlong Cheng

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2 Citations (Scopus)


Wearable biosensors can monitor biological vital signs of health continuously but require sustainable power technology to realize a paradigm shift towards connected healthcare anytime, anywhere. A recent article in Joule (Yin et al.) reports a fingertip-based self-powered wearable device that can harvest sustainable bioenergy more efficiently than previous technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)800-8002
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Chemistry
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2021


  • biofuel cell
  • piezoelectric generator
  • self-powered device
  • wearable energy
  • wearable sensor

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