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  1. "Electrochemical Migration Evaluation System
    January 30, 2010 Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Shinshu Giho


  2. "Wearable bio-fuel cell generating electricity from urine"
    May 18, 2015 morning edition Nihon Keizai Shimbun


  3. "Paper-Based Enzymatic Biofuel Cells by Screen Printing"
    ​ -Development of a diaper sensor that generates electricity from urine glucose”
    Published October 15, 2015 Convertech magazine


  4. "Wearable device that generates electricity from urine and sweat"
    Nov. 30, 2015 morning edition The Chemical Daily


  5. "Pioneering scientist"
    Published December 1, 2016JST News


  6. "Heat stroke risk detection from sweat"
    October 15, 2018 morning edition Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun


  7. "Future Origin"
    December 16, 2018 (Sun) TBS (Kanto area) 22:54-December 23 (Sun) BS-TBS (nationwide) 20:54-


  8. “Creative research on small biosensors that monitor physical conditions for a healthy and prosperous society”
    Nikkei Science November 2020 Article Advertisement


  9. "Bio battery that generates electricity with sweat, joint research by Kao and Tokyo University of Science"
    May 7, 2021​ Nihon Keizai Shimbun


  10. "Human body power generation in case of emergency Research on sweat and friction power sources advances"
    June 13, 2021 morning edition Nihon Keizai Shimbun


  11. “Wearable biofuel cells that generate electricity using human sweat and urine will
    Contribution to the field of sports
    Chiba Bank Research Institute MANAGEMENT SQUARE No.379 September 2021


  12. ​ ``You might be able to charge your smartphone with human body heat, but you can also try using your unusual power generation ``Sengoku period''''
    ​September 12, 2021 morning edition Yomiuri Shimbun


  13. “Electricity generated from a trace amount of sugar in urine for medical sensors such as Tokyo University of Science”
    October 4, 2021 Nihon Keizai Shimbun


  14. ​ "Oha!4 NEWS LIVE Frontline of space development 5 Someday move? space colony
    Friday, October 22, 2021 NTV 4:30-5:50
    news videohere


  15. "Tokyo University of Science develops urine sugar level monitoring diaper sensor"
    ​September 10, 2021 Bioworld™ ​


  16. “Can electricity be extracted from urine and sweat? Development of batteries that apply biological mechanisms”
    November 25, 2021 morning edition Mainichi Shimbun


  17. "Biofuel cell made of Japanese paper that generates power from human sweat and urine" ―Scientists with a passion for decarbonization―
    ​Released on January 5, 2022 Weekly Post (January 14, 2022 issue) Shogakukan


  18. "Electricity made from sweat is useful for health management!? A wearable biofuel cell developed by Associate Professor Isao Shitanda of Tokyo University of Science"
    March 4, 2022 Rike Lab


  19. "Using Sweat as an Energy Source!? Introducing the Newly Developed Wearable Bio-Fuel Cell"
    ​April 30, 2022 Kodansha Bluebacks/Rike Lab


  20. “The 15th Power Generation from Sweat and Urine! The Future Opened Up by Wearable Biofuel Cells”​
    Interview date: July 25, 2022
    Terumo Life Science Foundation "Life Science DOKIDOKI Laboratory"
    Junior high and high school students visit front-line researchers "Let's talk about research now"


  21. "[Toretama] Fuel cell that generates electricity with sweat"
    May 31, 2023 (Wednesday) 23:00-TV Tokyo WBS
    ​WBS Twitter:


  22. "[Villain's argument] Sweat"
    Saturday, June 10, 2023 10:30-11:00 E-Tele

  23. “[Tsuto Star] Special feature on “Villains’ arguments””
    June 17, 2023 (Sat) 13:50-14:50 NHK General

  24. "Tokyo University of Science has successfully developed a biosensor that can stably monitor lactic acid concentration in sweat over long periods of time."
    ​July 18, 2023 Nihon Keizai Shimbun (electronic version)

  25. "Understanding the load on the body using skin sensors"
    August 4, 2023 Nihon Keizai Shimbun

  26. "Tokyo University of Science determines exercise load based on sweat"
    August 9, 2023 Nihon Keizai Shimbun

  27. "Developed a method that can measure impedance while applying shear stress to carbon slurry"
    August 24, 2023 Yomiuri Shimbun Online

    Wednesday, August 30, 2023 8:35-8:50 J-WAVE

  29. "A biosensor for long-term and continuous monitoring of lactate concentrations from sweat developed by Tokyo University of Science"
    September 4, 2023 Science Japan

    October 6, 2023 (Friday) 20:40~ J-WAVE​

  31. "Aiming to develop wearable devices that do not require batteries using biofuel cells that generate electricity from sweat"
    ​February 15, 2024 Merck M-hub

  32. "Tokyo University of Science Water Frontier Research Center, Approaching the Movement of Water and the Mysterious Principle"
    May 22, 2024 Nihon Keizai Shimbun

Media Publication

Exhibition Rublic Relations 

  1. "Multi-in-situ impedance measurement system that can evaluate battery health"
    Innovation Japan 2014, Tokyo Big Sight, September 11th and 12th, 2014.


  2. "Wearable sensing device using screen printing-Innovative device development by printable electrochemistry-"
    2015 Microelectronics Show (State-of-the-art Packaging Technology Exhibition), Tokyo Big Sight,

    June 3-5, 2015.

  3. "Self-driving healthcare system using printing technology"
    Tokyo University of Science New Technology Briefing 2015, JST Tokyo Headquarters, November 26, 2015.


  4. "Creation of wearable healthcare devices equipped with biofuel cells"
    Sportec 2018, Tokyo Big Sight, July 25-27, 2018


  5. "Tokyo University of Science Private School Branding Project: Space Colony Research Center"
    Innovation Japan 2018, Tokyo Big Sight, August 30-31, 2018.


  6. "Tokyo University of Science Private School Branding Project: Space Colony Research Center"
    Innovation Japan 2018, Tokyo Big Sight, August 29-30, 2019.

Exhibition Rublic Relations 

Press Release

  1. "Do Sweat It! Wearable Microfluidic Sensor to Measure Lactate Concentration in Real Time"
    Release date February 17, 2021


  2. "No Batteries? No Sweat! Wearable Biofuel Cells Now Produce Electricity from Lactate"
    Release date March 15, 2021 Explanation video (Japanese)
    Explanation video (English)


  3. "Making Patient Care Easier: Self-powered Diaper Sensors that Monitor Urine Sugar Levels"
    Release date August 23, 2021

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