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Biodegradable electronics might become a reality in the future

By Faye Oney / May 16, 2017

Our electronic devices might become biodegradable in the future. Stanford researchers have created a biodegradable electronic device characteristic of human skin—flexible, self-healing, and degradable with the addition of a weak acid.

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / November 6, 2012

While manganese (blue) fills out this lithium ion battery nanoparticle evenly, nickel (green) clumps in certain regions, interfering with the material’s smooth operation. Credit: Chongmin Wang; PNNL. Lots of good work going on out there. Here are some samples: Nickelblock: An element’s love-hate relationship with battery electrodes Anyone who owns an electronic device knows that…

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