Swallow this: A sensor could monitor gut health via engineered bacteria — and beam results to a smartphone

(By Andrew Joseph for STAT)

Researchers have devised a new way to get a sneak peek into what’s going on deep in your digestive system, creating a swallowable sensor that, with the help of engineered bacteria and a tiny electrical circuit, can detect the presence of molecules that might be signs of disease and then beam the results to a smartphone app. Continue reading article here…

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