How to make electronic skin with Stanford’s Zhenan Bao—Speaking of Chemistry Road Trip


The Speaking of Chemistry California road trip continues as we scope out some cutting-edge, flexible electronics at Stanford University. Don’t forget to subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions

Stanford’s Zhenan Bao and her research team are developing electronics that could revolutionize wearables and prosthetics. In this episode, Matt Davenport and Noel Waghorn get a glimpse behind the scenes at Stanford and learn how Zhenan’s past at the historic Bell Labs is helping her create futuristic materials.

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Arthur C. Cope Scholar Awards: Zhenan Bao | C&EN

The list of allegations against Schön that we show is from: http://yclept.ucdavis.edu/course/280/Schoen.Yin.pdf
The full report from Lucent can be found here: http://w.astro.berkeley.edu/~kalas/ethics/documents/schoen.pdf

And a quick note for anyone keeping score at home: Work at Bell Labs has earned a total of eight Nobel Prizes, shared amongst 14 Laureates, according to https://www.bell-labs.com/our-people/recognition/
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