Saturday, August 21, 2010
WiFi Medicine: Implantable Biosensors That Could E-mail Your Doctor | Science Not Fiction | Discover Magazine
WiFi Medicine: Implantable Biosensors That Could E-mail Your Doctor | Science Not Fiction | Discover Magazine: "Having already become a ubiquitous part of our mobile-centric daily lives, wireless technologies are now poised to slip inside our bodies. Researchers and companies around the world are designing the next generation of biosensors—implantable microchip-like devices that can monitor a patient’s health and ping doctors on their smartphones or computers if something is amiss. One day, some of these devices could even apply short-term fixes or treat disorders outright."