Heartbeat Nanogenerators

Hate batteries ? I do, they’re expensive they run out of juice and the more you use them, the worse they get. On top of that they will almost certainly kill the whales.

Hopefully nanogenerators will make them obsolete. The article posted below does a better job of explaining them, but basically it’s like a piezo transducer, it generates electricity from movement, and could harness the movement of your heart to power your cellphone.

http://ca.io9.com/5786980/nanogenerators-powered-by-your-heartbeat-could-replace-batteries-in-five-years-say-chemists

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  1. Frank Suarez-Milan
    Posted April 1, 2011 at 11:20 am | Permalink

    Saw this on youtube, quite the innovation but the speculation I feel will revolve more-so around the “when” regarding its implementation.

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