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Researchers develop an injectable, microscopic chip to monitor physiological conditions


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The implantable chip, fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, is as small as a dust mite and can only be viewed under a microscope. It consumes a total volume of less than 0.1 cubic millimeters and rather than using traditional RF communications links, the team is relying on ultrasound to power and communicate with it wirelessly.

https://www.techspot.com/news/89652-researchers-develop-injectable-microscopic-chip-monitor-physiological-conditions.html

 

 

Sounds like an origin story for the borg.

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17 minutes ago, ENTERPRISE said:

This is something I have been waiting to become a reality. Some excellent applications but certainly a technology that should have proper checks and balances.

Sounds like you have some specific interest in this. Care to elaborate? Why has this been on your radar? 

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12 hours ago, UltraMega said:

Sounds like you have some specific interest in this. Care to elaborate? Why has this been on your radar? 

Nothing out of interest other than I can see the useful application of the technology, I think we have all seen one sci-fi film or another putting this sort of technology into practice, so I always knew it would likely become a reality. Could be very useful for those with conditions that could be monitored more in real-time and accurately.

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