No wires, more cuddles: Sensors are first to monitor babies in the NICU without wires

Weighing as much as a raindrop, the chest sensor can wirelessly monitor heart rate, breathing rate, and temperature. Image: Northwestern University

Cutting the cords

Weighing as much as a raindrop, the chest sensor can wirelessly monitor heart rate, breathing rate, and temperature. Image: John A. Rogers/Northwestern University

New mother frustrated by inability to hold her newborn

Stressful and difficult to take baby out of crib

Going beyond current possibilities

Saving 'incredibly fragile' skin

When will wireless sensors appear in U.S. hospitals?