Recycling high-tech body implants
from The Times
After you die, would you like to save lives, raise money for charity and help the planet that you so recently departed to go green? Medical science increasingly fills our innards with high-tech gadgets and metal implants that go to the grave or crematorium with us. But the recycling ethic is inspiring experts to find lifesaving and lucrative uses for our redundant pacemakers, teeth and hips -- as well as screws, plates and even body fat.
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