Pigs on a farm in the village of Gangzhong in China's eastern Zhejiang province in November 2013. Photo: AFP

Chinese and US scientists unveil battery-free pacemaker powered by the heartbeats of pigs

  • Research could pave the way for an ‘implant for life’ for humans suffering from heart defects, lead study author Zhou Li says
  • Self-powering technology could overcome issues with bulky pacemaker batteries that need to be replaced several times over device’s lifespan
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Pigs on a farm in the village of Gangzhong in China's eastern Zhejiang province in November 2013. Photo: AFP
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