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Feb 17, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, February 17, 2012

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Scientists working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully tested a system to deliver medicine into a patient's body thought an implanted chip. This means that the patient doesn't have to worry about filling a prescription or remembering to take medicine at the right time -- it's all done for them. A timer in the chip knows when to release the medicine or can even be set up to sense when the body needs a new dosage. Also, another edition of the Robot Roundup.

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In the future, you'll take medicine without taking medicine

Feb 17, 2012
Scientists working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully tested a system to deliver medicine into a patient's body thought an implanted chip.

Scientists working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully tested a system to deliver medicine into a patient’s body thought an implanted chip. This means that the patient doesn’t have to worry about filling a prescription or remembering to take medicine at the right time — it’s all done for them. A timer in the chip knows when to release the medicine or can even be set up to sense when the body needs a new dosage. Also, another edition of the Robot Roundup.

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