Independent (London, U.K.: 107.8 million unique monthly visits)
August 23, 2016
An edible battery that could power medical devices put inside the body to treat diseases has been created using the skin pigment melanin. … The researchers experimented with different kinds of batteries using melanin pigments as positive and negative terminals along with other materials such as copper and iron that are also found in the body, they reported at an American Chemical Society meeting.
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