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microchip

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Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015

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Swedish office gets under employees' skin with RFID microchips

Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.

By February 3, 2015

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Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By November 18, 2014

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With a drop of liquid, IBM develops a new microchip switch

Ionic liquids can switch the state of a metal oxide from conducting to insulating and back again, something that could be useful for computer processing and memory.

By March 21, 2013

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Molybdenite microchip could be more flexible than silicon

Swiss researchers have made a prototype microchip using a substance called molybdenite, which could prove to be a rival to both silicon and graphene.

By December 6, 2011

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Microchips making their way into NFL footballs?

The National Football League could soon be more technologically advanced than ever. Reuters reports that a microchip could soon be implanted into footballs to make calls more accurate.

By August 5, 2010

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Valentine's garter texts you when your lover cheats

This undergarments accessory contains a microchip that monitors heart rate from the thigh and surface moisture. If the readings are abnormal--or it is removed--it sends out a red flag.

By February 13, 2011

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A health-tracking system you can swallow

Novartis plans to seek regulatory approval for a pill for transplant patients that carries a microchip activated by stomach acid and can track health data.

By November 10, 2010

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'Smart' grenade launcher heads to Afghanistan

The XM-25 makes use of features like a laser rangefinder and microchip-equipped ammo to take on targets out of reach of small arms fire.

By May 8, 2010

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Microchip, ON propose $2.3 billion deal for Atmel

Plan calls for Microchip to lead the acquisition and then sell Atmel's nonvolatile-memory and RF and automotive businesses to ON to partly finance the deal.

By October 2, 2008