Search results for Electron tattoos

Biotechnology Jan 11, 2024

Customizable polymer molds for microneedle tattoos to ID pets instead of tags or collars

If you've ever taken a car trip through a rural area, you might already know that livestock, including cows and sheep, can be individually tracked using decidedly old-fashioned methods, such as ear tags or even branding marks. ...

Nanomaterials Aug 7, 2017

Graphene electronic tattoos can be applied to the skin with water

Researchers have designed a graphene-based tattoo that can be directly laminated onto the skin with water, similar to a temporary tattoo. But instead of featuring artistic or colorful designs, the new tattoo is nearly transparent. ...

Nanomaterials Feb 22, 2017

Improved polymer and new assembly method for ultra-conformable 'electronic tattoo' devices

A group of researchers at Waseda University has developed processes and materials for ultrathin stick-on electronic devices using elastomeric "nanosheet" film, achieving ease of production while also preserving high elasticity ...

Engineering Jan 30, 2012

Electronic tattoo monitors brain, heart and muscles (w/ video)

Imagine if there were electronics able to prevent epileptic seizures before they happen. Or electronics that could be placed on the surface of a beating heart to monitor its functions. The problem is that such devices are ...

Consumer & Gadgets Feb 21, 2008

Electronic tattoo display runs on blood

Jim Mielke's wireless blood-fueled display is a true merging of technology and body art. At the recent Greener Gadgets Design Competition, the engineer demonstrated a subcutaneously implanted touch-screen that operates as ...

Engineering Oct 24, 2016

Breakthrough soft electronics fabrication method is a first step to DIY smart tattoos

Imagine if your electronic wearable device, like your Fitbit, adhered to you like a sticker or temporary tattoo and could read your pulse or measure hand gestures. As electronics are becoming thinner, lighter, and more power ...

Hi Tech & Innovation Mar 17, 2014

The next generation of electronics is a press-on tattoo

For John Rogers, the inspiration to develop ground-breaking stretchable circuits that are compatible with human tissue came from an unlikely source.

Engineering Aug 11, 2011

Smart skin: Electronics that stick and stretch like a temporary tattoo (w/ video)

Engineers have developed a device platform that combines electronic components for sensing, medical diagnostics, communications and human-machine interfaces, all on an ultrathin skin-like patch that mounts directly onto the ...

Bio & Medicine Aug 7, 2023

Nanoscale 'tattoos' for individual cells could provide early warnings for health problems

Engineers have developed nanoscale tattoos—dots and wires that adhere to live cells—in a breakthrough that puts researchers one step closer to tracking the health of individual cells.

Bio & Medicine Jun 20, 2022

Blood pressure e-tattoo promises continuous, mobile monitoring

Blood pressure is one of the most important indicators of heart health, but it's tough to frequently and reliably measure outside of a clinical setting. For decades, cuff-based devices that constrict around the arm to give ...

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