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

[ Watch the Video: An Organic Solution To Battery Power ] Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. A paper describing the device was recently published online in the journal Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences. The device, about the...


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