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

Pacemakers and other implanted medical devices rely on a bulky battery pack to power their essential functions and eliminating the need for these battery packs would revolutionize the medical device industry.

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

Engineers 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.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.