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Light-up tattoos use electronics printed right onto skin

Two electronically active leads directly printed along the underside of Duke graduate student Nick Williams’s pinky successfully light up an LED when a voltage is applied. Image: Duke University

Ken Kingery

Senior Science Communications Specialist, Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University

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