Gallery: First Glucose Biofuel Cell Paves Way for Body-Powered Electron...


Glucose: it gives us that extra spike of energy, powers our cells, and soon, it might even power implantable medical devices. A team of researchers from Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France recently implanted the first working glucose biofuel cell in a living animal (in this case, a rat) — a feat that proves electrical power can be harnessed from body fluids.

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  1. sanud002 May 18, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    This seems pretty promising that we could remove possible artificial power sources from these delicate systems ultimately making them safer.

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