energy generation

Naomi Kizhner's Invasive Jewelry Turns Body Movement Into Electricity

OUR BODIES, OURSELVES Kizhner’s jewelry isn’t for wimps. The “Blood Bridge,” for instance, features spikes on each end for insertion into a vein on the lower…

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March On! Kinetic Military Boots Generate Power With Each Step

Hop, skip, jump, march, dance, run or hike – keep at it for an hour while wearing these kinetic boots and you’ll be able to generate enough power to charge up your…

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"First Few Days" Backpack Filters Water, Generates Power for Emergencies

When disaster strikes water sources are often contaminated and the electric grid is down, meaning no clean water and no power. To get by until relief arrives, victims need drinkable…

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2012 (Vote for the Coolest!)

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Flexible Fiber-Optic Solar Cell Paves Way for Energy-Generating Fabrics

Photo by Shutterstock An international team of scientists have developed the world’s first fiber-optic solar cell. Thinner than the width of a human hair and scalable to many…

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Energy-Generating Knee Strap Could Spell the End of Batteries

Photo by Shutterstock Time for the energy industry to pull itself up by the knee straps: A group of scientists in the United Kingdom have developed a novel energy-harvesting device that…

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Energy-Harvesting Chip Turns Any Shoe Into a Cellphone Charger

Photo by Shutterstock Even the rattiest sneaker can become an energy-harvesting powerhouse, thanks to an ultrathin crystal chip that converts footfalls into electricity. Developed by…

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"Power Felt" Charges Your Cellphone With Body Heat (And It Costs $1!)

No need to stay tethered to an electrical outlet or worry about your cellphone running out of juice; charging your smart device could soon require no more than a quick jog on the spot,…

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Human-Powered Dresses Convert Movement into Electricity

When clothing is restrictive or otherwise uncomfortable, you pull, pinch, and generally exert more energy than the act of wearing it alone requires. But what if you wore uncomfortable…

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