TITLE

Sick sense

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7633, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a pill able to deliver a patient-specific dose of medication being developed at the University of Calgary in Alberta. Benefits provided by the drug in terms of minimizing the side effects of medication taken by sufferers of diseases; Use of supercapacitators to power the pill; Encapsulation features of the drug.
ACCESSION #
10664765

 

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