Ion-Etched Human Hair Shows Branding Possibilities

Dr. Ray LaPierre has used a focus ion beam microscope to etch the school's logo right into a human hair. Just imagine the possibilities inherent in branded hair.


(Ion-Etched human hair)

I was pretty sure I'd seen the idea of using some sort of micro labeling system; sure enough, it had been done in Blade Runner, on an artificial snake scale.


(Blade Runner micro label)

Via University Logo Carved Onto Human Hair with Focused Ion Beam.

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