Medicine of the future: New microchip technology could be used to track 'smart pills'

Medicine of the future: New microchip technology could be used to track 'smart pills'


Publication/Creation Date
September 12 2017
Creators/Contributors
Whitney Clavin (creator)
Azita Emami (contributor)
Mikhail Shapiro (contributor)
Manuel Monge (contributor)
Audrey Lee-Gosselin (contributor)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
"Researchers at Caltech have developed a prototype miniature medical device that could ultimately be used in "smart pills" to diagnose and treat diseases. A key to the new technology -- and what makes it unique among other microscale medical devices -- is that its location can be precisely identified within the body, something that proved challenging before."
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Relation to Body
In
Related Body Part
Digestive Tract
Source
https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/medicine-future-new-microchip-technology-could-be-used-track-smart-pills-79601

Date archived
October 3 2021
Last edited
October 3 2021
How to cite this entry
Whitney Clavin. (September 12 2017). "Medicine of the future: New microchip technology could be used to track 'smart pills'". California Institute Of Technology (CalTech). Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5465