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Implantable microchip could be used to battle obesity

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21852062 The microchips were designed by Imperial College London professors Chris Toumazou and Sir Stephen Bloom.  They will soon be tested in a series of animal trials which could determine whether or not they are a good alternative to weight loss surgery. The intelligent implantable modulators are only a few millimeters wide and will attach to the vagus nerve in […]