Injectable chips to monitor body processes -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Wireless, injectable chips use ultrasound to monitor body processes


Image: a needle with a small chip in it that can measure body functions via ultrasound; Copyright: Chen Shi/Columbia Engineering

The implantable chips can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditions.

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