Skip to content

Stanford engineers create wireless, self-propelled medical device that swims through blood stream

Engineers at Stanford have developed a tiny wireless chip, driven by magnetic currents, that is small enough to travel inside the human body. In the above video, Ada Poon, PhD, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, and colleagues describe how the device can propel itself though the bloodstream. They also discuss its wide range of potential biomedical applications, including delivering drugs and cleaning arteries.

Via Stanford Report

Popular posts

Category:
Biomedical research
COVID-19 can infect the inner ear

Researchers say anyone with new on-set hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo, with exposure to COVID-19, should be tested and monitored.