Engineers harness stomach acid to power tiny sensors


Publication Title
MIT News
Publication Date
February 6 2017
Creators/Contributors
Anne Trafton (creator)
Giovanni Traverso (creator)
Robert Langer (creator)
Anantha Chandrakasan (creator)
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) (contributor)
Media Type
Website
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed and demonstrated a small, ingestible voltaic cell that is sustained by the acidic fluids in the stomach.
HCI Platform
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Abdomen
Source
http://news.mit.edu/2017/engineers-harness-stomach-acid-power-tiny-sensors-0206

How to cite this entry
Anne Trafton, Giovanni Traverso, Robert Langer, Anantha Chandrakasan. (February 6 2017). "Engineers harness stomach acid to power tiny sensors". MIT News. MIT News. Fabric of Digital Life. http://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2017