The Networked Body
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 554 , Segment 3
Episode: Airline Customers, Why We Blame, Reviving Extinct Species
- May 16, 2017 11:00 pm
- 14:01 mins
Guest: John Rogers, PhD, Professor of Material Science and Engineering, Northwestern University Wearable trackers like the Fitbit and implanted devices such as pacemakers would seem pretty incredible to a time traveler, but they’re no big deal in modern medicine. The next frontier of wearable technology involves making devices much smaller and more flexible. One idea that John Rogers’ team at Northwestern University is working on is a tiny temporary tattoo with all the sensors and circuits necessary to monitor basically anything they want to about bodily function.