The ingestible bacterial-electronic sensor

Publication Title
MIT School of Engineering
Publication/Creation Date
May 24 2018
Anne Trafton (creator)
Anantha Chandrakasan (contributor)
Vannevar Bush (contributor)
Mark Mimee (contributor)
Phillip Nadeau (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems. This ingestible device can communicate with your GI tract and share what it learns with your smartphone.
HCI Platform
Discursive Type
Location on Body
Digestive Tract

Date archived
December 6 2019
Last edited
June 30 2020
How to cite this entry
Anne Trafton. (May 24 2018). "The ingestible bacterial-electronic sensor". MIT School of Engineering. Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT). Fabric of Digital Life.