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They look like normal pills. But if your doctor writes a prescription for these pills in the not-too-distant future, you might hear a new twist on an old cliche: "Take two of these ingestible computers, and they will email me in the morning." Researchers and some start-ups are already preparing the next, even more intrusive, wave of computing: ingestible computers and minuscule sensors stuffed inside pills. bit.ly/174d5vc

They look like normal pills. But if your doctor writes a prescription for these pills in the not-too-distant future, you might hear a new twist on an old cliche: "Take two of these ingestible computers, and they will email me in the morning." Researchers and some start-ups are already preparing the next, even more intrusive, wave of computing: ingestible computers and minuscule sensors stuffed inside pills. bit.ly/174d5vc

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