Engineers harness stomach acid to power tiny sensors


Publication Title
MIT News
Publication/Creation Date
February 6 2017
Media Type
Website
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
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
Ingestible
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Digestive Tract
Source
http://news.mit.edu/2017/engineers-harness-stomach-acid-power-tiny-sensors-0206

Date archived
May 15 2017
Last edited
November 26 2018
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. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2017