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Engineers Tap Stomach Acid to Power Tiny Sensors

Posted February 18, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have demonstrated a voltaic cell that is sustained by the acidic fluids in the stomach. The system can generate enough power to run sensors or drug delivery devices that can reside in the gastrointestinal tract for extended periods of time.


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Re: Engineers Tap Stomach Acid to Power Tiny Sensors

02/20/2017 10:55 AM

Wow, I wonder what's the effect.

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