Battery Vs. Battery, now in 3-D
The race to make the coolest-sounding power source
Last week, we saw the environmentally friendly battery in which a genetically engineered virus is used to produce the electrodes. To adjust the process as they went along, the scientist simply tweaked the DNA of the virus.
Elsewhere, researchers have come up with a battery that is powered by a drop of blood.
Also in today’s links: a musician gets wound up over Google, golfers try to relax, and more.
- Well, shoot. I am periodically tempted to want to watch movies in which I would otherwise have no interest (ahem — Monsters vs. Aliens) because they’re being offered in 3-D. Turns out, I’m doing my eyes a favor.
- A study found that golfers who are able to diffuse their concentration and not focus overly on their game play better. Given the level of boredom inherent in golf, shouldn’t that be pretty easy?
- It’s been nearly a decade since Metallica battled Napster, and some musicians still aren’t too happy with technology. The new Lars is Billy Bragg, who is holding Google responsible for “cheating” musicians of money.