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Small Vibration-driven Generator Could Replace Button Batteries

12/01/2010, A Japanese university researcher has come up with a small vibration-powered generator that measures in at 2 x 3 x 12mm only and is capable of churning out 1.56mW of power with a vibration of 357Hz. According to him, the energy density is high enough to...

Batteries powered by potatoes

06/21/2010, We are not going to look at our french fries the same way ever again, not after reading about Yissum Research Development Company Ltd. coming up with a “solid organic electric battery based upon treated potatoes.” Basically, this is a...

Hungry Batteries concept slim down as they get drained

05/21/2010, Designer Mac Funamizu has come up with a rather strange concept – the Hungry Batteries that will come in a traditional form factor, although they will physically end up slimmer and slimmer the less charge they hold. Basically, this is a visual aid...

Jump To Charge Your Batteries

01/21/2010, This 3C Rope Skipping concept seems to be a similar concept to the Jump Light that we mentioned to you a few days ago, but instead of powering a flash light, it’ll allow you to recharge your rechargeable batteries when you use the jump rope. That...