Transmitter chip helps doctors track swallowable electronics through the body

We could be in for a Fantastic Voyage-style future where tiny medical devices swim through our bodies to deliver drugs or diagnose diseases, but keeping track of all those little explorers can be tricky. A new invention out of Caltech might help make that easier. It's a chip loaded with sensors that can ping its location in the body, thanks to MRI-inspired technology... Continue Reading Transmitter chip helps doctors track swallowable electronics through the body Category: Medical Tags: Caltech Drug delivery MRI Tracking Related Articles: IBM patent outlines mid-air drone-to-drone cargo transfers Dual-sided pill stays put to release medication Supersized micro-magnets made to measure for high-precision drug delivery MIT-developed material could be used for single-use, ultra-long term drug delivery

Transmitter chip helps doctors track swallowable electronics through the body

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Wed 13 Sep 17 from Gizmag

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