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    Professor Paul Braun and graduate student Chunjie Zhang developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

    Professor Paul Braun and graduate student Chunjie Zhang developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Professor Paul Braun and graduate student Chunjie Zhang developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Before glucose is added, the hydrogel glucose meter is blue.

      Photo courtesy of Chunjie Zhang

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      The gel changes color from blue to green to red as the glucose level rises.

      Photo courtesy of Chunjie Zhang

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  • To reach Paul Braun, call 217-244-7293; email pbraun@illinois.edu

    The paper, “Linear and fast hydrogel glucose sensor materials enabled by volume resetting agents,” is available online.