This 'temporary tattoo' could totally change health care
Temporary tattoos are pretty fun. But soon they could be life-changing.
Scientists have developed a stretchable electronic sensor that looks like a temporary tattoo—and, one day, it could be used to monitor vital signs.
Right now, patients with chronic conditions have to suffer with stiff plastic sensors that don’t breathe very well.
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These new hypoallergenic sensors, developed by scientists at the University of Tokyo, are made out of a nanoscale mesh so lightweight and thin that people forgot they were wearing them. After a week of testing, the sensors