Edible QR codes could be the medicine of tomorrow

Edible QR codes could be the medicine of tomorrow

3 pictures Scan before eating: could edible QR codes be the medicine of tomorrow? New research out of the University of Copenhagen suggests that the medicine of tomorrow may be both easier to swallow, and rather smarter than the pills and medicines of today. The researchers have adapted inkjet printing technology to print edible QR codes that can contain a dose of medicine tailored to the particular needs of the patient, and scanned to reveal essential safety information before consumption. Many of the potential benefits of this approach, identified in prior research, are tied to the possibilities of printing […]

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