Skin Electronics

Science catches up with science fiction as we revisit a conversation with Professor John Rogers, the inventor of epidermal electronics -- tiny, bendy computer chips that can be placed on or in the human body to monitor critical health data.

In the following web extra video, you can see how the technology works. It can be applied like a Band-Aid or underneath a temporary tattoo.

Professor Rogers is also the technical founder of Boston electronics start-up company MC10 that recently launched a wearable, breathable electronic skullcap called the Checklight with sportswear company Reebok. Watch the following video to see how the technology works