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Flexible Battery Implant Powered By Internal Organs
2014-01-26 05:53:50

A tiny, patch-like battery that uses the natural movement of organs such as the heart or lungs to generate electricity inside the human body has been developed by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.