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Soft Memory Device Opens Door to New Biocompatible Electronics

July 14, 2011

image of a memory device Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a memory device that is soft and functions well in wet environments--opening the door to a new generation of biocompatible electronic devices. Full Story

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