News, Jazz, NPR
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Implant Could Safeguard Children, Alzheimer's Patients

A computer chip small enough to be implanted under the skin may assist in tracking missing children or keeping tabs on people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other mental problems. The chip was discussed at a recent National Academy of Science seminar. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online.