Tiny, nearly invisible devices stick to skin, ‘talk’ to computers
Nerves run throughout the human body like an electrified spider web. They’re everywhere — in your skin, your muscles and your organs. Signals zip along the nerves, taking information to and from the brain. The brain, like a spider, always …
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