How a New Generation of Batteries Could Power Medical Devices

Non-toxic, edible batteries could one day power ingestible devices for diagnosing and treating disease. One team reports new progress toward that goal with their batteries made with melanin pigments, naturally found in the skin, hair and eyes.

Watch Christopher Bettinger and Hang-Ah Park explain their battery discoveries during this presentation from the 252nd ACS National Meeting and Exposition:



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