Location-broadcasting chips

The location of microdevices in the body of anaesthetized mice can be retrieved with sub-millimetre precision by adopting principles from nuclear magnetic resonance.

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Pep Pàmies

Chief Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Research

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Pep Pàmies almost 2 years ago

The cover illustrates the concept of implantable microdevices that broadcast their location when in a magnetic-field gradient by emitting a magnetic-field-dependent radiofrequency signal.


https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41551-017-0129-2


Image from Pixologicstudio/Getty images. Adapted by Karen Moore.