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Future pacemakers could recharge with our heartbeat

Published on 02/09/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Researchers are working on more streamlined approaches to pacemakers, including using the human heart as a charging mechanism. The pumping of blood would automatically charge the device, eliminating the need for surgery to replace the battery every five to ten years.

MIT invented a pill form of insulin

Published on 02/09/2019 @ 1 AM EST

Diabetics now have an alternative to pumps and injections. MIT researchers have developed SOMA, a high-tech pill that can release periodic insulin into the body.