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Video: Tiny devices deliver drugs, treat diseases through wireless technology

By Faye Oney / June 13, 2018

Researchers have developed a technology to power tiny implantable devices that could be used to monitor medical conditions or treat diseases from inside the human body. The technology uses radio waves, rather than batteries, to power and communicate with the devices.

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Video: Biosensing tattoos react to chemical information in body fluid

By Faye Oney / July 5, 2017

Can a tattoo monitor glucose levels? Researchers have developed biosensing tattoo ink that identifies metabolic processes through reactions in interstitial fluid—which could eventually provide data on an individual’s medical condition.

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