Here are two new technological possibilities that show promise in keeping us healthy.
Dissolving, infection treating implants
Scientists from Tufts University and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana have developed electronic implants that treat staph infections, and then dissolve:
Temporary Tatoo sensors
The Center for Wearable Sensors at the University of California San Diego has been experimenting with attaching sensors to temporary tattoos in order to extract data from the body:
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