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BTN LiveBIG: Illinois, NU create self-charging heart

The human heart is one of the most incredible natural phenomena in existence. The ways in which it powers various functions of the human body is one of the great wonders of life. Yonggang Huang and John Rogers, professors at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, respectively, have spent much of their careers studying this amazing organ. Recently, the two professors combined their experience and expertise to create a tiny device that can harvest energy from the human heart, which can then be used to power other devices like pacemakers that help keep the body operating properly. Huang is