Can a Tiny Electronic Tattoo Measure Your Vital Signs? (via TIME Healthland)
I don’t actually mind the thought of this one… staying connected, but for good reason.
Information is the currency of modern medicine. Better diagnostic tools — think everything from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines to rapid genetic sequencing for new pathogens — enable better medical care. One problem, however, is that many medical diagnostics are bulky and expensive, limiting where they can be used. (Just try taking an MRI machine out of the hospital.) If we could make sensors small enough to wear, we could better keep t … Read More