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A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs from Deep Inside the Body


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Pill to collect vital signs

A group at MIT built this tiny package of sensors to collect vital signs as it travels through the digestive system.

Credit: Albert Swiston/MIT

After testing all the pieces of a tiny pill-size device, Albert Swiston sent it on a unique journey: through the guts of six live Yorkshire pigs.

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