Ma_Skin

9 Jun 2016

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Fabricated in interlocking segments like a 3-D puzzle, the new integrated circuits could be used in wearable electronics that adhere to the skin like temporary tattoos. Because the circuits increase wireless speed, these systems could allow health care staff to monitor patients remotely, without the use of cables and cords, via Yei Hwan Jung and Juhwan Lee/University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fabricated in interlocking segments like a 3-D puzzle, the new integrated circuits could be used in wearable electronics that adhere to the skin like temporary tattoos. Because the circuits increase wireless speed, these systems could allow health care staff to monitor patients remotely, without the use of cables and cords, via Yei Hwan Jung and Juhwan Lee/University of Wisconsin-Madison

Gordon Hunt is senior communications and content executive at NDRC. He previously worked as a journalist with Silicon Republic.

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