ScienceShot: Disposable Keypads – ScienceNOW

Now scientists can make disposable keypads based on paper products for only ~$50! That’s pretty cool, but what’s the use of a disposable keypad? Well it seems that the interesting thing about this recent creating is more in the future applications of the technology; the scientists hope that the technology behind this keypad could be applied to disposable electronics that could be useful in diagnosis of diseases and other important tasks in the developing world. I look forward to seeing what they make next!


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