drawing power from the body

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drawing power from the body

Postby TerraFrost » Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:03 am

Scientists are working on a new type of nanogenerator that could draw the necessary energy from flowing blood in the human body, by using the beating heart and pulsating blood vessels.


"Our bodies are good at converting chemical energy from glucose into the mechanical energy of our muscles," added Wang. "These nanogenerators can take that mechanical energy and convert it to electrical energy for powering devices inside the body."

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Postby Rapscallion » Thu Jul 26, 2007 8:33 pm

as if drawing one's Chi isn't enough....
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