renewable energy

An Ordinary Cotton T-Shirt Could Someday Charge Your Cellphone

Photo by Shutterstock That Hanes Beefy-T you’re wearing could someday power your mobile device—that is, if researchers at the University of South Carolina have anything to do…

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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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Is Wearable Technology Hype or Hope?

Syuzi Pakhchyan, media designer, author, and editor of Fashioning Technology. I have very few illusions that the survival of our planet depends entirely on the clever technologies that…

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