Scientists say micro-chip could improve the lives of athletes with heart problems

Published 07/13 2012 08:15PM

Updated 07/13 2012 08:30PM

Designed by researchers at Lisbon technical university, the chip is expected to go on sale this fall.

Its creators say the chip can detect d-n-a mutations that can cause hard-to-spot heart diseases.

Already developers have received thousands of orders from soccer organizations world-wide.

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