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01.21.13
Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work
01.21.13

Australian firefighters test data-transmitting pills to monitor biometrics during work

A new swallowable pill has been trialled with 50 firefighters in Australia, aimed at monitoring bo...

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08.01.12
FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring
08.01.12

FDA approves Proteus Digital Health's e-pills for dose monitoring

An "ingestible sensor" doesn't sound like the tastiest of snacks, but soon it might be just what t...

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06.21.11
Japanese researchers develop 'swimming' endoscope, we suggest being nicer to your doctor
06.21.11

Japanese researchers develop 'swimming' endoscope, we suggest being nicer to your doctor

Sure, pills that survey the wild and nauseating gastric landscape have been done before -- but h...

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03.10.11
UCSF's robotic pharmacy automatically distributes medication, scrutinizes human error (video)
03.10.11

UCSF's robotic pharmacy automatically distributes medication, scrutinizes human error (video)

Robots are slowly taking over the world, right? Well, their latest conquest is the pharmacy. The...

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01.13.11
Vitality GlowCap review
01.13.11

Vitality GlowCap review

The Vitality GlowCap concept's been floating about for years now, but it still slightly blows our m...

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11.10.10
Bluetooth-enabled meds to enter European bloodstreams
11.10.10

Bluetooth-enabled meds to enter European bloodstreams

One of the great things about miniaturization is that it allows us to swallow things that a few shor...

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06.05.10
Printable prescription drugs heading to a pharmacy near you?
06.05.10

Printable prescription drugs heading to a pharmacy near you?

If researchers at the University of Leeds, Durham University, and GlaxoSmithKline have their way,...

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11.11.09
SmartPill evaluates, evacuates your GI tract
11.11.09

SmartPill evaluates, evacuates your GI tract

We've seen a number of medical manufacturers with a common goal: getting you to swallow microproces...

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05.06.09
New FpsBrain pills claim to make your eyes see games better
05.06.09

New FpsBrain pills claim to make your eyes see games better

Listen, we're not doctors. Obviously. If we were doctors, we probably wouldn't be blogging. We'd be...

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