Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

Pacemaker Powered by Microwaves

  Implanted pacemakers have helped millions of people since Wilson Greatbatch accidentally invented them in the 1950s while building a device to record the sounds of a working heart. At that time heart pacemakers were huge external devices and often shocked patients....
Power-Saving Light Sensor [video]

Power-Saving Light Sensor [video]

Light plays a growing role in wearable Health Tech devices. By measuring light reflected by different tissues and materials, wearables can measure heartbeats and blood pressure; companies are developing systems that can even measure blood glucose and other important...
Paper Device Harvest Motion Energy

Paper Device Harvest Motion Energy

Many people are familiar with origami, a traditional art form based on the folding of paper. Less familiar is the Japanese and Chinese art of paper cutting that can result in delicate and complex designs. This traditional paper cutting served as the inspiration for a...