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Submission + - Polymer ICs offer new flexibility (

muahaha writes: "The BBC are reporting a novel way of encapsulating ultra-thin silicon wafers — the stretchy circuits could be used for many applications including smart surgical gloves, aircraft, 360-degree surveillance devices and Borg-esque brain and biomedical implants among many others. The rugged devices are made from organic polymers. May I be the first in welcoming our new bionic overlords.... Rash."

Nobody said computers were going to be polite.