Flexible sensors and batteries for a new class of medical devices

A device that can measure changes in skin quality too slight to be detected by human touch. Materials scientist Canan Dagdeviren tells us the new promising opportunity that this flexible material can bring:

http://www.technologyreview.com/lists/innovators-under-35/2015/inventor/canan-dagdeviren/

Flexible batteries

Top: Dagdeviren’s stretchable skin sensor for detecting early signs of cancer.

Bottom: Flexible, implantable devices that harvest energy from the movement of organs.

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