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Medical technology performs disappearing act

John Rogers, Chemistry professor, developed a sensor that can monitor brain injuries and dissolve when  the injury is healed.

By Lilly Mashayek

January 28, 2016

A chemistry professor at the University has developed new medical technology that performs a disappearing act.John Rogers, chemistry professor, said it was through conversations with neurosurgeons that led him to develop a new brain sensor. The sensor wirelessly transmits data about a patient’s temperatu...

UI researchers create blood tracking tattoo

UI researchers create blood tracking tattoo

By Dixita Limbachia

November 18, 2015

As children, many people have encountered a fascination with temporary tattoos. Whether that involved asking mom for 50 cents to get one from a tattoo dispenser or watching the fashion industry’s latest “flash tattoos” trend, tattoos are often a source of intrigue. Now for the first time, researche...

Biostamp technology senses through skin to monitor health

Tony Banks, a member of John Rogers' research staff, holds a toy baby covered in various Biostamps in one of their many labs on Friday, July 10, 2015.

By Chris Reinhart

July 12, 2015

A unique innovation from University research could change the way doctors perform and treat their patients. The Biostamp, created by John Rogers, professor in Engineering, and other scientists from various universities, allows doctors to monitor their patients' health even when they're out ...

UI professor develops flexible, adaptive camouflaging material

Materials Science and Engineering Professor John Rogers and his team tested the material by changing pixels to create the abbreviation of the University.

September 10, 2014

Nature has inspired many an artist, musician and writer. And now, nature’s color-shifting creatures have inspired a scientist: John Rogers, a University materials science and engineering professor. Intrigued by the camouflaging capabilities of animals like the cuttlefish and certain types of octopus ...