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Electronics that dissolve on command

Researchers at Iowa State University have created transient electronics that can dissolve on demand. They say the technology could be used in mobile phones and credit cards as anti-theft devices, as well as in military.

This video shows how the technology works. A blue LED mounted on a polymer base begins to dissolve and the light goes out when it comes into contact with just a drop of water.

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Laura Hopperton

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