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Are you ready for the NEXT wave of RFID ?

Posted on: Sunday, March 2nd, 2008 in: Hospital Care, Pharmaceuticals

Most people have experienced the 1st wave of RFID technology without realizing it. Radio Frequency IDentification has been used by retail businesses to deter shoplifters and for inventory purposes for many years. RFID tags are what sound the store alarm when you walk out of a store with unpaid merchandise, and what identifies your car [...]

An Implantable Pharmacy

Posted on: Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 in: Cancer, Pharmaceuticals, Treatment modalities

Kris Wood, Paula Hammond and Dan Schmidt at MIT (photo – Donna Coveney) Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a nanotechnology film that has the potential to deliver drugs for cancer, diabetes, epilepsy and many other conditions “on-demand”. The film can be remotely activated by applying a small electric field and release medication [...]