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Biotech Science

Harvesting Energy from the Human Body 160

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the thats-nothing-compared-to-what-i-harvest-from-mine dept.
Late-Eight writes "Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are working on a new type of nanogenerator that could draw necessary energy from flowing blood in the human body. The hope is to incorporate the new nanogenerator into biosensors, environmental monitoring devices and even personal electronics that will require no fuel source, internal or external. Once completed, this new cellular engine could find various applications, even beyond medicine."
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