Engineers harness stomach acid to power tiny sensors

Publication Title
MIT News
Publication/Creation Date
February 6 2017
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Researchers at MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 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
Discursive Type
Location on Body
Digestive Tract

Date archived
May 15 2017
Last edited
July 27 2020
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.