In a message dated 5/31/99 12:48:54, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>A device, or collection of devices that aids homeostasis- monitors
>internal states and tweaks them back to optimum- that resides in the
>stomach and/or intestinal tract. A cybernetic " tapeworm".
That's a nifty idea, and would not require nanotech. A resident monitor would be extremely handy. The main problem would be attachment to the intestinal wall, which would be a little tough for a mechanism. Maybe a cyborg tapeworm? :-) They are pretty harmless, albeit gross.