WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Dissolve Anything Incriminating

Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5am and News at 9pm.

Forget the days of James Bond's phone exploding when he's done with it.

Sensitive electronics will one day... simply dissolve.

Iowa University is working on disposable electronics that disappear after they've served their purpose.

The technology is called "transient material," and it has widespread potential.

From medical tools that work inside your body, to identity theft resistant credit cards and passports.

The research team says it'll be at least 10 years until there are commercially available products.

Right now the the material only dissolves in liquids.

They're working on other ways such as using heat to melt it.

Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.