Biodegradable electronic implants can be left in the body

Biodegradable electronic implants can be left in the body

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Science fiction books have long predicted the convergence of humans and technology but – just as the ingestible Proteus sensor is helping people monitor their biometrics – our latest spotting could be helping this pairing become reality. Researchers at Tufts University in Massachusetts have created transient electronics that harmlessly biodegrade in the body.