Are the CIA sending secret messages from my fillings, or is it just a graphene biosensor?

Bovine tooth with non-covalently linked graphene sensor. Image credit: Michael McAlpine, Princeton University.

“People who believe that their teeth are transmitting messages – perhaps from the CIA – through secret implants in their fillings can normally be dismissed as unbalanced. But Michael McAlpine of Princeton University, US, whose team is responsible for a remote chemical sensor, which really can transmit messages from the molars, is certainly not crazy.”

This is an extract from my freelanced article published today in Chemistry World. Follow this link to the read the article in full.

Reference: M. McAlpine et al., Nat. Commun., 2012. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1767

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