Feb.06

Remote-controlled contraceptive microchip could launch by 2018

Developed by researchers at MIT, the ‘digital pill’ implant could revolutionise birth control, allowing women to switch hormones on and off at the touch of a button

Fighting over the remote control could soon end up in more than just a channel-hopping battle, if researchers at MIT have their way. In the Bill Gates-funded quest for the next form of contraception, a Massachusetts startup has come up with a small remote-controlled chip, like a digital wifi version of the pill, that will allow women to switch their fertility on and off at the touch of a button.

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