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National Science Foundation


Science of Innovation: Electronic Tattoos

Electronic Tattoos: A micro-electronic health monitor so thin, light and portable that it can attach right to the surface of skin and go wherever a person goes. This innovation has the potential to revolutionize the field of healthcare technology.

In celebration of the 165th birthday of one of America's greatest innovators, Thomas Edison, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and NBC Learn produced this 11-part series narrated by NBC News' Ann Curry highlighting innovators from across the country.

 

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