October 11, 2002
3:47 AM   Subscribe

Tiny camera reveals the inside story for patient.
This is pretty dam clever. Girl swallows pill size camera, and doctors 40 miles away investigate her condition. Echos of Inner Space and The fantastic voyage
posted by monkeyJuice (6 comments total)
That would be an interesting signal to pick up while out wardriving.
Apparantly the camera keeps working after it's expelled, so maybe they can use it to survey the sewer system too!
posted by Mwongozi at 4:10 AM on October 11, 2002

I was expecting the camera to be made by X10 and the girl to be a supermodel.... I guess I've been brainwashed by those pop-under ads.
posted by spilon at 7:19 AM on October 11, 2002

Think about the potential for adult movies
posted by matteo at 7:37 AM on October 11, 2002

What I don't need to see is the exit sequence. Fade to black. Or brown.
posted by Electrin at 9:04 AM on October 11, 2002

As someone who has been (uncomfortably) scanned for Colon Cancer twice, I heartily welcome this medical advance.
But doesn't it seem wasteful to only use these things once?
posted by BinkyF at 11:56 AM on October 11, 2002

As someone with Crohn's Disease, I second BinkyF's hearty welcome. How long before they can take biopsies with these things?
posted by Songdog at 12:55 PM on October 11, 2002

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