Could the heartbeat become a source of energy to power pacemakers?
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An article by our partner site Le Monde de l’Énergie
Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Georgia Institute of Technology may have developed a promising way to power pacemakers without a battery that would have a virtually unlimited life span. According to its creators, the symbiotic self-powered, battery-free pacemaker would harvest energy from heartbeats or chest vibrations to generate the electricity required to power it.
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