Bill Gates, of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a remote controlled implantable birth control chip that could last up to 16 years. Robert Langer, a professor from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is helping the foundation in this endeavor.
Langer connected the Gate’s Foundation with MicroCHIPS, a Massachusetts firm licensed to use a controlled-release microchip technology. The partnership between Langer and Gates has been busy with developing the technology. The chips will be ready for sale in market in the early 2018, with safety tests starting by the end of this year.
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