We've seen the magic of piezoelectrics before, but if a team of Cal Bears can really deliver, their spin on things will actually make a difference in the retail realm. Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have concocted so-called "energy-scavenging nanofibers," which could one day be...
February 16th 2010 at 8:39am
For anyone who
thought gyms with workout equipment that generate electricity were a good idea, prepare to be one-upped. Researchers at
the Georgia Institute of Technology are working on metallic nanowires as nanogenerators that transform bodily kinetic energy
into pure electricity. We were all think...
April 17th 2006 at 7:14am