Some substances just an atom thick have been theorized to create energy when pushed and pulled. A research team found that to be true for molybdenum disulfide, which is both flexible and transparent.
A lab supported by Samsung has grown flaw-free graphene on a large scale, opening up the possibility of mass manufacturing it for consumer electronics.
The EX¹ printer can print on materials like paper and fabric, making it an interesting tool for creating wearable electronics.
Thinner than a human hair, the patch is suited to unobtrusive health monitoring. It could also give a robot a more delicate sense of touch.
MC10 wants to take wearable electronics into the heart of healthcare where they can aid in surgical procedures and track personal health stats, according to CEO David Icke.