Stanford researchers have developed a way to charge tiny health-tracking devices that could be embedded in our bodies.

This article titled “Wearable tech can be implanted in brains, thanks to new power technique” was written by Samuel Gibbs, for theguardian.com on Tuesday 20th May 2014 12.25 UTC

A breakthrough in wireless technology could allow a new wave of health tracking tools that can be embedded inside our bodies – in our livers, hearts and even in our brains.

A new wireless charging technique known as “mid-field wireless transfer” can deliver power to tiny electronic devices such as sensors, pacemakers and nerve stimulators embedded deep within the body. They can be charged using a device the size of a credit card placed outside the body.

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