Hi-tech ‘tattoos’ can monitor patients’ health – ink could save your life

From Digital Trends – by Trevor Mogg – August 11, 2011

Life-saving tattoos could be coming to an arm near you. Researchers at the University of Illinois are developing ‘rub-on electronics’ that can be applied like a temporary tattoo and used to monitor vital signs such as heart rate and brain activity.

The idea of a tattoo saving your life may at first sound rather fanciful. But it could happen.

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