Goodbye birth control pills, hello remote-controlled microchip?

July 8, 2014 6:02 PM

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Scientists at MIT are working with Bill Gates on a revolutionary new microchip birth control implant that would allow women to control their contraception wirelessly by remote control.

The implant, by a startup company called MicroCHIPS, could be filled with 16 years’ worth of birth control. When a woman is ready to get pregnant and start a family, she would simply turn the device off remotely. She could turn it on again later when she needs it, Business Insider reports.

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