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A Bright Future for Lite Activated Medical Implants

October 31, 2013
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Researchers in the US are developing a medical implant that can communicate with cells and organs deep inside the human body using lite. The research represents a significant achievement in the emerging field of lite-activated therapy, the ability to monitor and control the body using lite signals. Ben Gruber has more.

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