This tattoo ink could be the future of healthcare

October 1, 2017

You already wear a wristband that monitors your heart rate and activity levels, but what if the next trend in wearables were a little more permanent? Researchers at Harvard and MIT teamed up to create a biosensitive tattoo ink that will change colors if the person is dehydrated or experiencing off-nominal blood sugar levels. In the video below, you can see preliminary tests of the technology on pig skin, which…