‘Electronic skin’ promises cheap and recyclable alternative to wearable devices

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing a wearable electronic device that’s “really wearable”–a stretchy and fully-recyclable circuit board that’s inspired by, and sticks onto, human skin. The team, led by Jianliang Xiao and Wei Zhang, describes its new “electronic skin” in a paper published today in the journal Science Advances. The device […]

Movement Recognizes the Promises and Vulnerabilities in Pastoralism

“Pastoralism is a dynamic and transformative livelihood linked to the diverse ecosystems, cultures, identities, traditional knowledge, [and the] historical experience of coexisting with nature.” So concluded the Committee on Agriculture (COAG) of the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in endorsing the Mongolian government’s proposal to declare 2026 as the International […]