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Electronic ‘skin tattoos’ with medical, gaming uses | AFP

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Details in the Mail Online.

[…] ‘What we are trying to do here is to really reshape and redefine electronics to look a lot more like the human body, in this case the surface layers of the skin,’ said John A. Rogers of the University of Illinois. ‘The goal is really to blur the distinction between electronics and biological tissue.’ In addition to monitoring patients in hospitals, other uses for the devices could include monitoring brain waves, muscle movement, sensing the larynx for speech, emitting heat to help heal wounds and perhaps even being made touch sensitive and placed on artificial limbs. […]

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August 12, 2011 at 18:12

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