Graphene electronic tattoos can be applied to the skin with water
Researchers have designed a graphene-based tattoo that can be directly laminated onto the skin with water, similar to a temporary tattoo. But instead of featuring artistic or colorful designs, the new tattoo is nearly transparent. Its main attraction is that graphene's unique electronic properties enable the tattoo to function as a wearable electronic device, with potential applications including biometric uses (such as measuring the electrical activity of the heart, brain, and muscles), as well as human-machine interactions. Read more.
Watford star Valon Behrami unveils leg tattoo depicting his upbringing in Kosovo... with harrowing images of fighter aircraft and gun cartridges
Watford midfielder Valon Behrami has unveiled a tattoo on his leg that gives huge insight into his troubled upbringing in war-torn Kosovo.
Behrami was raised in Mitrovica, northern Kosovo, in the late 1980s before the political and economic situation there hit crisis point.
At that stage, Kosovo was in rapid decline with tensions rising between Serbs and Albanians, creating a hostile atmosphere which preceded a particularly violent period. Read more.
A Photographer Honors Her Great-Grandmother And The Traditional Art Of Face Tattoos
Photographer Yumna Al-Arashi had long been curious about the lines permanently writ across her great-grandmother’s face. Aisha, who was born in Aden, Yemen, had marks tattooed below the sides of her lips. When Al-Arashi began researching the origins of the tradition, she was bowled over by the matriarchal history she uncovered. Read more.