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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.