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Mysterious Google Patent Reveals Possibilities for The Future Of Google Glass
Imagine “jogging glasses” that find and highlight potholes or loose terrain
Video: New Finger-Tap Power Generator Uses Viruses to Make Electricity
Piezoelectric devices promise to draw power from your footsteps or heartbeat, change the channel on your TV, and complete all...
Stretchable Nanogenerators Could Use Lung Motion to Power Medical Implants
Just wrap a flexoelectric ribbon around your lung and harness your breathing
New Class of Smart “Piezotronic” Materials Could Create Self-Powering Micro-Bots
Piezoelectric materials have long been used to turn kinetic energy into electrical energy, but a clever application by Georgia Tech...
Stretchable Sensor Mesh Could Act as Strong, Smart Skin for Planes, Cars and Robots
A new flexible mesh can envelop airplanes, cars and other devices in a spidery cloak of sensors, designed to act...
Silicone Implants Become Energy-Harvesting Devices
Bringing cosmetic implants into the new energy age
Build a device that lets you charge batteries for your cellphone or music player just by taking a stroll
Sound Becomes Light
New research confirms a theory: high-frequency acoustic waves can be converted to light
Fancy Pants May Prevent Falls
A new pair of high-tech pants monitors the wearer's joints
We’ve already seen a bunch of solar-panel backpacks, but now scientists are designing some luggage that harvests energy from a...