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Skin electronics that stick and stretch like temporary tattoo stickers

By Damir Beciri
One Comment13 August 2011

ees-epidermal-electronic-systemA multi-disciplinary team of researchers, led by researchers from the University of Illinois, came up with epidermal electronic system (EES) – a device platform based on a thin skin-like patch that mounts directly onto the skin with ease and flexibility of a temporary tattoo sticker. The technology could be used in electronic components for sensing,… »


Cheap and disposable paper strips could be used for chemical analysis

By Rob Aid
25 January 2011

ziaie-paper-for-rapid-medical-diagnostics-and-chemical-analysisCurrent lab-on-a-chip technology is relatively expensive because chips must be specifically designed to perform certain types of chemical analyses, with channels created in glass or plastic and tiny pumps and valves directing the flow of fluids for testing. In order to counter that, the researchers from Perdue University have invented a technique that uses inexpensive… »