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Buzzing Traps Could Fight The Pest That’s Killing Florida’s Oranges
Talkin' 'bout good vibrations
New Goodyear Tires Harness Friction To Help Power Your Car
Where the rubber meets the road, there's energy to be gained
Talking to Dolphins: New “Dolphin Speaker” Produces Full Range of Dolphinese Sounds
Communication with dolphins is getting better all the time — they’ve been using iPads, for one thing, and humans have...
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...
Doors Unlock With Keyed Vibrations Sent From Your Smartphone Through Your Bones
It gives the term skeleton key a whole new meaning: a prototype system from AT&T Labs that beams a unique...
Piezoelectric Remote Control Changes Channels When You Bend It
Piezoelectrics, a technology in which motion creates a small voltage, is one of our favorite up-and-coming areas of research, whether...
Scientists Fit Cyborg Beetles With Generators that Turn Their Own Wings into Power Plants
No more battery-driven bugs for DARPA
Fraunhofer’s Portable Vibration Neutralizer Is a Boon for Writers on the Go
Raise your hands if this has happened to you: You’re in the unlined bed of a pickup truck with no...
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...