Could a tattoo help you stay healthy?

Can we make tattoos both beautiful and functional? Nanotechnologist Carson Bruns shares his work creating high-tech tattoos that react to their environment — like color-changing ink that can tell you when you’re getting a sunburn — and shows exciting ways they can deliver real-time information about our health.

This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxMileHigh, an independent event. TED’s editors chose to feature it for you.

Carson Bruns · Chemist, visual artist
A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, Carson Bruns uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies.

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