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MIT’s Ingestible Sensor measures Heart and Breathing Rates from within the Digestive Tract.

MIT’s Ingestible Sensor measures Heart and Breathing Rates from within the Digestive Tract.

Using technology invented at MIT, doctors may one day be able to monitor patients’ vital signs by having them swallow an ingestible electronic device that measures heart rate and breathing rate from within the gastrointestinal tract. This type of sensor could make it easier to assess trauma patients, monitor soldiers