Issue Date: August 22, 2011
People don’t have electrical outlets on their bodies. So establishing a connection between humans and electronics, such as a heart monitor, typically requires strapping, taping, or clamping electrodes onto the skin and then hooking them up to machines. It’s enough to make even a healthy person’s heart race.
Now, thanks to a new electronic system that clings to skin, gathering data from the human body could be as simple as sticking on a temporary tattoo. . . .
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