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Are we going to have dissolvable electronic Devices?


Research labs across the world are developing technology that could solve the difficulty of discarding electronics in an environmentally friendly way. Researchers from Stanford have created a wearable electronic film that dissolves in vinegar, which could also help keep sensitive information safer. There are also teams who designed tech straight out of a spy movie with self destructing batteries, some of which can even dissolve in water.
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Kravenhead
Ha! Apparently so.
I'm not all that excited about the disposable aspect. The age of disposable products has been very bad for the environment, but the medical applications sound interesting.
They would have to be sure that the dissolved device isn't toxic in any way, though.
Just because something is "dissolved" doesn't mean it's a harmless substance.
That would be true for the environment as well.
For me, the disposable age began with Bic pens and lighters taking over the market from Papermates and Zippos.

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