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Stretchable Electronics Update

It’s been about five years since I first wrote about John Rogers’ stretchy silicon research out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had the idea that high-quality silicon–the kind that usually comes as a rigid chip–could work even … Continue reading

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Recent Stories: Cyborgs, Solar, and Data Storage

This post is a roundup of the stories I’ve written over the past few weeks. Without doing it consciously, I’ve totally carved out a cyborg beat. The most recent story is about a neural implant that is wirelessly controlled and … Continue reading

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