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Researchers Develop Bioelectronic Medical Device That Dissolves in the Body

A new electronic implant can dissolve harmlessly in the body after working to repair damaged nerves. Working in the fledgling field of bioelectronic medicine, researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine developed an implantable device that delivers electric pulses to damaged areas before biodegrading into the bloodstream. Researchers hope the device can reduce the need for surgery or permanent implants.

Click here to read more about this research on Northwestern Now.