A hat with thermochromic material detects fever in infants

February 13th, 2023

Soon after babies are born, they’ll wear a blanket swaddle and a knit hat, but a Louisiana State University (LSU) researcher thought the hat could be used for more than a warm covering. Sibei Xia, Ph.D., assistant professor in the LSU Dept. of Textiles, Apparel Design, and Merchandising is exploring ways to use smart materials […]

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