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    1. Could your next cell phone be a tattoo?

      Explore The Oxford Student (Jul 17 2012)

      Could your next cell phone be a tattoo?

      This story by Saranja Sivachelvam about research into temporary tattoos that can be used to monitor medical conditions has the stuff of whimsical sci-fi epic all over it. 

      Apprently doctors in the US, Singapore, and China have developedelectrochemical sensors that can be embedded subtlety into human skin to monitor temperature, strain, and electric signals from the body. The tattoos are even self-powered using tiny solar cells and can be bonded with the skin of anyone and the captured data can be output for any number of uses. The fact these tattoos have been developed to monitor a heart condition is ...

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