Get Ready For Pills Programmed To Respond To Your Cells’ Needs

Smart pills can already track whether you’re taking your medication and help regulate your bowel movements. The next evolution: programmable smart pills that tailor medical treatments in response to signals from individual cells. The preprint server arXiv recently published a paper describing work that could lead to the creation of such pills — and they have to potential to forever change what it means to be human. Molecular Computation On Wednesday, MIT Tech Review ran a compelling overview of the research. According to that report, researchers from the University of Chicago figured out a way to trick [...]

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