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Engineers repurpose 19th-century photography technique to make stretchy, color-changing films

Engineers repurpose 19th-century photography technique to make stretchy, color-changing films

Newswise — Imagine stretching a piece of film to reveal a hidden message. Or checking an arm band’s color to gauge muscle mass. Or sporting a swimsuit that changes hue as you do laps. Such chameleon-like, color-shifting materials could be on the horizon, thanks to a photographic technique that’s been resurrected and repurposed by MIT …

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MIT Engineers Develop Ultrasound Stickers That Can See Inside the Body

MIT Engineers Develop Ultrasound Stickers That Can See Inside the Body

MIT engineers designed an adhesive patch that produces ultrasound images of the body. The stamp-sized device sticks to skin and can provide continuous ultrasound imaging of internal organs for 48 hours. Credit: Felice Frankel New stamp-sized ultrasound adhesives deliver clear images of the heart, lungs, and other internal organs. When clinicians need live images of …

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