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Video: Tiny electronic device can swim through your bloodsteam, deliver drugs.

Stanford University Engineers have developed a wireless, self-propelled device, able to be controlled through the bloodstream via an external, handheld transmitter. The device can be used to deliver a payload of drugs to a targeted area, and is powered wirelessly using electromagnetic waves from the transmitter, which is held over the body to guide it.

The device is only 2 square millimetres.

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