News tagged with microchips

Major step for implantable drug-delivery device

An implantable, microchip-based device may soon replace the injections and pills now needed to treat chronic diseases: Earlier this month, MIT spinout Microchips Biotech partnered with a pharmaceutical giant ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Engineering
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Smaller microchips that keep their cool

Temperatures often over 200 degrees C occur in geothermal and oil production – conventional microelectronics hit their limits there. Researchers have now fabricated compact microchips that can keep their ...

dateApr 02, 2014 in Engineering
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South Africa cemeteries to microchip tombstones

(AP)—Amid a rash of tombstone thefts from cemeteries in Johannesburg, a company will be offering relatives of the deceased a high-tech solution: microchips that can be inserted into the memorial that will ...

dateNov 15, 2013 in Telecom
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Researchers move endangered mussels to save them

(Phys.org) —Researchers have transported two endangered freshwater mussel species from Pennsylvania to Illinois in an attempt to re-establish their populations in the western part of the Ohio River Basin.

dateSep 11, 2013 in Ecology
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Intel prepared for shifts in computing, new CEO says

Discounting critics who contend it is mired in the slowing personal-computer market, microchip giant Intel Corp. assured a gathering of industry experts Tuesday that it is well-positioned to profit from the fast-changing ...

dateSep 11, 2013 in Business
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