This Smart Capsule Helps Analyze Intestinal Health More Accurately

By: Michael Hemsworth - Jan 15, 2016
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The standard American diet might be wreaking even more havoc on the intestinal health than we know, which is something this smart capsule is designed to help decipher.

Created by a team of research scientists at the RMIT University in Australia, the smart capsule works by being ingested and transmitting data regarding gut health. The tiny sensor is capable of measuring intestinal gas to help make the identification of ailments ranging from irritable bowel syndrome, to colon cancer.

The average consumer is accustomed to the implementation of technology in nearly all sectors of their daily lives. As such, the development of technology that's designed to be ingested could continue to be observed as the race towards optimal health standards worldwide rage on.