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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / May 23, 2018

Making carbon nanotubes as usable as plastic, robotic assembly of the world’s smallest house, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 23, 2018.

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Sand-sized sensors use piezoelectric crystals to monitor electrical activity of nerves, muscles, and more

By April Gocha / August 23, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new type of next-gen implantable biomedical sensor that uses a piezoelectric crystal and ultrasound to wirelessly communicate within the body.

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