Friday Jul 18
Innovation EconomyA birth-control device that lasts 16 years
This birth-control device from MicroChips would be capable of lasting for 16 years after it is implanted under a woman's skin.
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Bill Gates Backs Birth Control With Wireless On-Off Switch
First Bill Gates brought us a better condom. Now, the billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder is taking birth control to an even more amazing level.
Idea From Bill Gates Spurs Development of a 'Remote-Controlled' Birth Control Chip
The 1.5-centimeter-wide implantable birth control chip developed by MicroCHIPs , according to MIT's Technology Review, can be last up to 16 years and is set to begin pre-clinical testing next year, with the goal that it be marketable by 2018.
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Bill Gates Helped Invent This Remote-Controlled Birth Control Device For Women
Thanks to him, a new remote-controlled birth control device will soon be tested and could be available as a commercial product by 2018, reports MIT Technology Review's Gwen Kinkead .
Bluetooth Module Enables Easy Implementation of Low-Power Wireless
Known as the RN4020 Bluetooth Low-Energy module , the new device enables quick set-up of simple wireless applications ranging from thermostats to pulse monitors.
Microchip MCU Combines Low Power With Security
A new family of microcontrollers with sleep currents as low as 18 nA promises to cut power consumption, while providing data protection for low-power applications.