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Engineer Envisions Subcutaneous Display Powered by Blood
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Wednesday, 27 February 2008 13:47

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For many researchers and scientists, the Holy Grail when it comes to power for mobile electronics and other devices is to harness the natural energy of our bodies rather than relying on batteries.An engineer named Jim Mielke has invented a display that is wireless and powered by blood. The display would be implanted into the body between the skin and the muscle as a tight roll. According to Mielke the roll would then unfurl and position itself between muscle and the skin.

Once unfurled, the display would get its power from the blood. Specifically a small fuel cell would have leads hooked up to an artery and a vein allowing for blood to flow through a blood fuel cell that converts the oxygen and glucose in the blood into electricity. [Comments...]

 

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