Wait, an Edible Battery? Not So Hard to Swallow

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“I'm not comfortable eating a watch battery.”

That's how researcher Christopher Bettinger describes one of the biggest obstacles for sending tiny medical robots into the human body for diagnosing and treating diseases.

These devices run on batteries (like those in watches) and they are usually made of toxic materials such as Read More ...

Source:: Future of You – tagged “kqedscience”