Wakeup Radio

  • UCSD, “New Chip for Waking Up Small Wireless Devices Could Extend Battery Life,” Nov. 12, 2019.
  • Slashgear, “Researchers create new power-saving chip for waking up small wireless device,” Nov. 12, 2019.
  • C4ISRNET, “Don’t worry about this battery. It might not need a charge for 10 years,” Nov. 13, 2017.


  • San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ), “CARI Gets $4M in Grant Funding,” Aug. 24, 2020.
  • UCSD, “Qualcomm Institute-based Startup Receives Funding to Continue Development of Opioid Sensor,” Aug. 6, 2020.
  • UCSD, “Tiny injectable sensor could provide unobtrusive, long-term alcohol monitoring,” Apr. 10, 2018.
  • Forbes, “How This Wireless Biosensor Chip Injected Under The Skin Can Monitor Alcohol Levels,” Apr. 10, 2018.
  • Chicago Tribune, “Skin sensor may someday track alcoholics’ booze intake,” Apr. 20, 2018.
  • MSN, “A new way to measure alcohol in the blood? Scientists create tiny device that sits beneath your skin and can tell if you’ve had too much booze within 3 seconds,” Apr. 13, 2018.
  • Xinhua, “U.S. researchers develop tiny injectable sensor for long-term alcohol monitoring,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • New Atlas, “Injectable chip measures alcohol consumption,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • ZD Net, “Sensors under the skin monitor your alcohol intake,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • Asharq al-Awsat, “New Sensor Monitors Behavior of Alcoholics,” Apr. 17, 2018.
  • MedIndia, “Injectable Biosensor To Monitor Alcohol Levels Longterm,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • ee News, “Implantable alcohol-monitoring chip communicates through RF backscatter,” Apr. 12, 2018.
  • WebMD, “Skin Sensor Could Track Alcoholics’ Booze Intake,” Apr. 17, 2018.
  • Digital Trends, “Tiny injectable chip could be used for long-term alcohol monitoring,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • Smithsonian Magazine, “This Implantable Chip Could Monitor Alcohol Intake,” Apr. 17, 2018.
  • Yahoo Finance, “Tiny injectable chip could be used for long-term alcohol monitoring,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • True Theory, “Researchers Develop Implant Designed To Help You Quit Drinking,” Apr. 15, 2018.
  • Sovereign Health, “Now, microchip can routinely monitor blood alcohol level in body, says study,” Apr. 16, 2018.
  • The Times, “Tiny injectable microchip to monitor blood alcohol,” Apr. 13, 2018.
  • Futurism, “Trying to Quit Drinking? This Implant Will Snitch If You Fall off the Wagon,” Apr. 11, 2018.
  • Independent, “Injectable microchip able to track levels of alcohol and drugs in body invented by scientists,” Apr. 13, 2018.
  • UCSD Guardian, “UCSD Students Develop Chip Implant to Monitor Blood Alcohol Content,” Apr. 23, 2018.
  • Healthcare Analytics News, “A New Injectable Sensor Monitors Alcohol Use in Real Time,” May 3, 2018.
  • San Diego Union-Tribune, “UC San Diego developing biosensor that monitors alcohol in people struggling with substance abuse,” May 7, 2018.
  • GE, “The 5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week,” Apr. 14, 2018.
  • MIT Review, “The next breathalyzer may be a chip implanted under your skin,” Apr. 10, 2018.


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