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For EMG

With the mechanical properties of skin, a miniature diagnostic device unveiled today can be mounted directly to the wrist, as shown here, for EMG and other measurements.

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For EEG

The patch can be applied to the forehead for EEG and other tests as well.

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Removal

The disposable patch peels off easily.

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The device

The electronic device incorporates sensors, diagnostics, and communications into an ultra-thin and flexible patch.

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Mechanical properties

The device mimics the mechanical properties of skin.

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Squeezed

The circuitry's filaments are serpentine-shaped, allowing the device to be squeezed.

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Bent

The device can even be bent, stretched, and scrunched.

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Temporary tattoos

It can also be placed over a temporary tattoo for at least partial concealment.

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