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Gut feeling: Researchers develop medical sensors powered by stomach acid

Gut feeling: Researchers develop medical sensors powered by stomach acid Internal medical devices like pacemakers require reliable power but batteries are bulky and technology is transitioning to the nanoscale.Last month, researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland demonstrated that under-the-skin solar cells can power a typical pacemaker.

Stomach Acid-Powered Pills Monitor Health, Deliver Drugs

Stomach Acid-Powered Pills Monitor Health, Deliver Drugs “We need to come up with ways to power these ingestible systems for a long time,” Giovanni Traverso, a research affiliate at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, said in a statement.Koch Institute professor, and Anantha Chandrakasan, head of MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.