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WATCH: Our bodies talk to us — and these implantable devices can help listen

Our bodies talk to us. Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing implantable devices that can help us listen.

It’s a fascinating voyage: A patient swallows a capsule. Once it reaches the stomach, the capsule dissolves and the thin strip inside unrolls and

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