The Mermaid is a remote-controlled, self-propelled camera that can swim inside your guts to help doctors check for abnormalities.
A team of engineers at Stanford says it's possible to power a tiny, implantable cardiac device using radio waves instead of batteries.
The publicly funded Airlift Research Foundation is funding research to develop a flashlight that kills bacteria; metal implants that fight infection; and processes to regenerate bones via grafts and stem cells.
On today's show, why horny Amish guys shouldn't sext while driving their horse and buggies and why somewhere in the world, Martin Short is currently clenching his butt cheeks. Yep, it's a Donald Bell show. Also, ISPs are adopting graduated responses to piracy and Apple gets a patent that may or may not be broad depending on how you define "N."
Biomedical engineers at UC Davis unveil a plug-in interface they compare to USB to connect microfluidics to electronic devices for biological and chemical testing on the go.
Experts say industry is working to address security issues so smart meters don't become an infrastructure nightmare.
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