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Internal Medical Devices Powered Via Newly Developed Wireless Chips
2014-05-20 10:06:33

[ Watch the Video: Powering Medical Chips Inside Body Without Wires Or Batteries ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pacemakers and other implanted medical devices rely on bulky battery packs to power their essential functions and eliminating the need for these battery packs would revolutionize the medical device industry. According to a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), that revolution may be upon us as engineers at...

Image 1 - Tiny Device Can Swim Through Your Bloodstream
2012-02-23 09:22:21

[ Watch the Video ] Engineers at the Stanford University School of Engineering have for the first time demonstrated a wirelessly powered medical device so small that it can be implanted in the human body and propel itself through the bloodstream, a feat scientists have been trying to accomplish for more than fifty years. Ada Poon, an assistant professor at Stanford, and lead researcher of the project, presented her research at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in...


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