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Scientific advancement in the use of artificial lungs

Dr. Keith Cook of Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Biomedical Engineering has developed an artificial lung that promises to provide needed long term respiratory support for patients waiting for a transplant. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss this scientific advancement.

The latest in medical technology: Battery powered pills

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a prototype for edible electronics–battery-powered pills programmed to deliver medication where and when it’s needed within the body. Professor Christopher Bettinger joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how these smart pills work.