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Wearable Superpowers for Earth and Beyond

Tune into Science Fridayon WSQX from 2-4pm on Friday, November 6 to hear about wearable technology. It goes way beyond smartwatches—think slim, skin-tight spacesuits and seams that prod you about your posture. We took a look at those concepts during our Science of Superpowers event in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Plus, we present the first in a series on traumatic brain injury.Wearable Superpowers for Earth and Beyond Technologists Lucy Dunne and Brad Holschuh talk about ultrasonic gloves that “see” through smoke, a real-life Back to the Future jacket, and more wearable innovations.

Segment Guests

Lucy Dunne is Co-director of the Wearable Technology Lab and  Director of the Apparel Design Program at University of Minnesota’s College of Design in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Brad Holschuh is Co-director of the Wearable Technology Lab, and an assistant professor in University of Minnesota’s College of Design in Saint Paul, Minnesota.