Published June 20, 2013
An article on TIME Magazine’s Techland reports on research by Tommaso Melodia, associate professor of electrical engineering, to explore the use of sound waves in place of electromagnetic signals to network devices inside the human body. “Think of how the Navy uses sonar to communicate between submarines and detect enemy ships,” he said. “It’s the same principle, only applied to ultrasonic sensors that are small enough to work together inside the human body and more effectively help treat diseases.” An article about Melodia’s research also appeared on Discovery.
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