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More versatile wearable tech not bound by semiconductors thanks to ‘quantum tunneling’

By Stephanie Liverani / February 5, 2016

Researchers at Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Mich.) are “revamping the fundamental base of transistors and creating a series of stepping-stones that use an electron movement called quantum tunneling” to change the wearable tech game, according to a university news release.

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Chewing gum and carbon nanotubes stick together to create new stretchable, wearable sensor

By Stephanie Liverani / December 4, 2015

In the latest development of surprising muses for materials science innovation, scientists are developing a new stretchable, wearable sensor made from something you find stuck to the bottom of your shoe on an unlucky day: chewing gum.

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