News - 24 Jun 2014
Daejeon, Republic of Korea, June 23, 2014--As the number of pacemakers implanted each year reaches into the millions worldwide, improving the lifespan of pacemaker batteries has been of great concern...
News - 24 Jun 2014
Pacemaker research from the Universities of Bath and Bristol could revolutionise the lives of over 750,000 people who live with heart failure in the UK.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is...
News - 20 Jan 2021
A new type of ultra-efficient, nano-thin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies and even deliver pacemakers powered by heart beats.
The new material...
News - 22 Feb 2013
The body's immune system exists to identify and destroy foreign objects, whether they are bacteria, viruses, flecks of dirt or splinters. Unfortunately, nanoparticles designed to deliver drugs,...
News - 18 Nov 2015
A novel 'flexo-electric' material that generates electricty upon compression has been developed. The material shows significant advantages over piezoelectric materials as it is non-toxic and...
News - 9 Jan 2008
Researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston have developed a new “nanobiotechnology” that enables magnetic control of events at the cellular level. They describe the technology, which...
News - 30 Oct 2010
Imagine a world where pacemakers never need new batteries and a walk through a park keeps your mp3 player at full charge.
Dr. Yong Shi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens...
News - 28 Oct 2010
Imagine a world where pacemakers never need new batteries and a walk through a park keeps your mp3 player at full charge. Dr. Yong Shi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens...
News - 24 Feb 2010
Scientists are reporting an advance toward scavenging energy from walking, breathing, and other natural body movements to power electronic devices like cell phones and heart pacemakers.
News - 27 Jan 2010
Power-generating rubber films developed by Princeton University engineers could harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and other electronic...