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Tiny wireless implant to measure oxygen

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Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin. The device, which is smaller than the average ladybug and powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs or tissue and provide an early warning of potential transplant failure.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-04/uoc--twi041421.php


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