Wireless 'tooth tattoo' detects harmful bacteria
Using silk strands pulled from cocoons and gold wires thinner than a spider's web, researchers at Princeton University have created a removable tattoo that adheres to dental enamel and could eventually monitor ...
Nokia feels out haptic feedback tattoo system for phones
Tattoo biobatteries produce power from sweat
In the future, working up a sweat by exercising may not only be good for your health, but it could also power your small electronic devices. Researchers will report today that they have designed a sensor ...
Digital Tattoo for Moto X offered in packs of ten
Neck tattoo patent filing from Motorola targets improved sound
This temporary tattoo measures metabolic stress
(Phys.org)—A medical sensor that attaches to the skin like a temporary tattoo could make it easier for doctors to detect metabolic problems in patients and for coaches to fine-tune athletes' training routines.
How tattoos 'move' with age
The dyes which are injected into the skin to create tattoos move with time permanently altering the look of a given design. In this months Mathematics Today Dr Ian Eames, a Reader in Fluid Mechanics ...
Computerizing people may be next step in tech
It's likely the world in the not-so-distant future will be increasingly populated by computerized people like Amal Graafstra.
Tattoos reduce chances of getting a job, new research says
Having a tattoo can reduce your chance of getting a job, but it depends on where the tattoo is, what it depicts and if the job involves dealing with customers, new research says.
Sociologists find similarities in meanings behind protestant work ethic, religious tattoos
(Phys.org)—When it comes to religious tattoos, two Texas Tech University sociologists say the reasoning and spirit behind them is strikingly similar to a 100-year-old theory about how the Protestant work ethic powered the ...
Tattooing linked to higher risk of hepatitis C: study
Youth, prison inmates and individuals with multiple tattoos that cover large parts of their bodies are at higher risk of contracting hepatitis C and other blood-borne diseases, according to a University of British Columbia ...
Whose Tattoo Is It Anyway?
(PhysOrg.com) -- An infra-red digital camera could be a crucial tool in the fight against crime when trying to identify suspects by their tattoos, according to new University of Derby research.
Most Teens Don't Stop to Think About Tattoo-Removal Risks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Many adolescents think about getting tattoos, but less than half know what’s involved in having them removed, according to an Italian study appearing online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.