In the U.S. alone, the incidence of children swallowing dangerous “button batteries” is on the rise. But a new technology involving ingestible “pill robots” may be the solution to these hazards—someday, just popping a robot-packed pill could be the answer to the accidental ingestion of deadly foreign objects.
It may not impact our treatments, but it takes us one step closer to truly understanding the disease.
Patients can now use voice commands with smart contacts to release medicine.
This could one day allow us to create synthetic life forms founded upon a reverse biochemistry.
A new microfluidic method uses vibrations to classify cells and promises better blood count tests.
Dissolving, implantable electronic devices could take bio-augmentation to a whole new level.
Reserchers from MIT have developed an ingestible sensor that can monitor heart and respiratory rates...from inside your body.
Optogenetics may just hold the key to defeating this disease.
A new technique for stem cell therapies promises regeneration of multiple tissue types, and it could be here by 2017.
We can actually watch and see if chemotherapy is working against cancer cells.
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