Tagged as Tattoos

Tattoos are personal permanent images on our body that carry meaning and commemoration. At least 14% of U.S. adults have at least one tattoo and the popularity of getting inked is on the rise. Nearly 36% of millennials have a tattoo and it seems to be a reoccurring trend. The athletic community also has a high incidence of players with tattoos. As much color as these skin decorations bring to the body,...
Body art may soon serve a function far beyond any personal statement or aesthetic appeal. Research into smart tattoos could revolutionize basic medical diagnostics, with the possibility of replacing some blood tests with patches of chemical-reactive ink. “Smart tattoos,” made with high-tech, chemical-reactive ink, could someday replace some common diagnostics. Research has been underway for combining...