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New biomaterial can address microbial infections on medical implants

Researchers at Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology have identified a new biomaterial to prevent microbial infections on medical implants like urethral catheters. Studies have...
In this study, the researchers tested a prototype about the size of a grain of rice, but they anticipate that it could be made even smaller. Image: Felice Frankel (edited by MIT News)

Wireless system to power devices inside the body

Scientists at the MIT in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital have devised a new system called In Vivo Networking (IVN)"  to power and communicate with...