Heart-powered iPod hertz with every beat

We'd definitely get a heart-powered iPod--but only if it could skip a track every time our hearts skip a beat.

iPod Shuffle

Our hearts leapt when we heard that scientists are working on a way to power your iPod using your own heartbeat. Researchers have developed nanotechnology that draws enough juice from even tiny human movements to power electronic devices--so you really can listen to your heart.

Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology showed off their nanogenerator at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, Calif. We hear the afterparty at that little get-together was off the chain.

Read more of " iPod powered by the human heart hertz with every heartbeat " at Crave UK.

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Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.

 

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