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Bioelectronic devices: Gut-powered ingestible biosensors

Nature Biomedical Engineering volume 1, Article number: 0050 (2017) | Download Citation

A biosensing device that harvests energy from fluids in the gut is able to wirelessly transmit measurements from the gastrointestinal tract of pigs for over six days.

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  1. Arianna Menciassi is at the BioRobotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa 56127, Italy.

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