Chip implants, tattoos could further healthcare


Science fiction predicted long ago that humans would create the means to control our bodies, technologies and lives with hands free devices. According to the Colorado Springs Gazette, the dream reached reality with 37-year-old Seattle resident Amal Graafstra. 

“The 37-year-old doesn’t need a key or password to get into his car, home or computer,” according to San Jose Mercury News reporter Steve Johnson, “He’s programmed them to unlock at the mere wave of his hands, which are implanted with radio frequency identification tags.”


Many companies, including Google’s Motorola Mobility branch and Intel, began conducting research about public opinion of information chips and scan-capable tattoos and found that 70 percent of adults are receptive to the idea. However, strong opposition from the right arose around the issue.

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