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Good vibrations: New nanogenerator shows promise for self-powered electronics

By Jessica McMathis / February 25, 2014

A team from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has discovered a way to charge your smartphone battery even when you’re away from your charger.

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Coming soon: self-powered cellphones, PDAs and more

By / December 15, 2008

Cellphones charged by voice sound waves. Drug delivery systems enabled by minute body movements. Military equipment powered by the motion of soldiers walking? Self-powered devices like these are now one step closer to reality thanks to a Texas A&M professor’s discovery that when certain piezoelectric materials are produced at the nanoscale – specifically at about…

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