Is Our Body the Battery of the Future?

By Chris Gilbert

On September 18th, 2018, I woke up really excited.  My husband and I had an appointment at 9:00 am at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge to interview Dr. Canan Dagdeviren.  Being from Paris, France, I had never been inside MIT but had always dreamed of visiting it.  That day, my dream was going to come true.  I was thrilled.

After a short taxi ride (short in distance but long in time because traffic was heavy), my husband Eric and I arrived at a large modern building.  A big sign reading Massachusetts Institute of Technology was above the entrance door.  My heart was racing with excitement.  My husband and I climbed up the stairs leading to the entrance door and were met in the lobby by a young, thin, beautiful brunette with long hair and strikingly bright brown eyes wearing a colorful red and white top over white pants.  She had a big smile on her face and extending her right hand said: “I am Canan Dagdeviren, welcome to MIT!”

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