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pacemakers

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Could your heart power its own pacemaker?

From battery life to pure life, new research shows we're getting closer to a future where important implanted and wearable health devices could run on power collected from our own organs.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Nanoribbons let beating hearts power their own pacemakers

Researchers show that materials called piezoelectrics, packaged onto flexible strips attached to animal hearts, can supply power for medical devices where batteries pose problems.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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Heartbeat-powered pacemaker skips the batteries

A prototype cardiac energy harvester out of the University of Michigan could one day harness the beating of a heart to power a pacemaker.

By Nov. 5, 2012

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The pacemaker is about to get a whole lot smaller

A team of engineers at Stanford says it's possible to power a tiny, implantable cardiac device using radio waves instead of batteries.

By Sep. 5, 2012

Review

Tonium Pacemaker (60GB)

The Pacemaker is a fun tool for DJs on the go. It's not our first choice for playing a DJ gig, but it gets the job done, and the price is a fair reflection of its features and portable design.

May. 5, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating May. 5, 2009

Pricing not available

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Tonium Pacemaker (120 GB)

As a pocket-size sketchpad for DJs on the go, the Pacemaker is peerless.

Jun. 20, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jun. 20, 2008

Pricing not available

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How to keep hackers away from your pacemaker

Researchers from MIT and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst propose a new system to help prevent attacks on wireless implantable medical devices.

By Jun. 14, 2011

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FDA approves first and only MRI-safe pacemaker

Medtronic's Revo MRI SureScan is designed for use during magnetic resonance imaging. The company says it will begin shipping the $5,000 to $10,000 devices immediately.

By Feb. 9, 2011

Video

Ep. 1314: Weaponized viruses and overclocking your pacemaker

Today: Mark Zuckerberg clouds the air further on the FacePhone; Verizon squashes iPhone rumors flat; Netflix blames bad actors; and Peek gets it right for a change.

By Sep. 23, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1314: Weaponized viruses and overclocking your pacemaker (podcast)

Today: Mark Zuckerberg clouds the air further on the FacePhone; Verizon squashes iPhone rumors flat; Netflix blames bad actors; and Peek gets it right for a change.

By Sep. 23, 2010