This substance will let you turn your skin into a computer

Scientists have created "electronic foils" that will allow circuits to conform to any surface — or get stretched, bent, and crumpled. The electronics may someday become as common as plastic wrap, researchers say. » 7/25/13 3:59pm 7/25/13 3:59pm

A Fresh Crop of Mushroom-Shaped Nanowires Keeps Your Circuits Shrinking

Researchers at IBM are farming nanowires, growing wires a thousand times thinner than a human hair like microscopic silicon bonsai trees. This image shows the wires sprouting silicon. » 9/01/09 8:30am 9/01/09 8:30am