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Laptops could charge by typing, thanks to a virus

Team from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory sets out to generate piezoelectric power from the M13 virus, commonly found in science labs.

By May 22, 2012


Laptops could charge by typing thanks to a virus on the keys

We love the sound of laptops that can be charged by your typing, thanks to a genetically engineered virus.

By May 22, 2012


Step on it: Virus could lead to motion-powered gadgets

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory designs a benign virus that builds up electric charge, a new approach to motion-powered personal electronics and energy harvesting.

By May 14, 2012


Playing molecular Legos with viruses

Researchers at UC Berkeley have turned a benign virus into a tool that assembles structures similar to collagen--a process that could be used to create complex tissues such as corneas and bones.

By October 20, 2011


Scientists use virus to help build battery

Rechargeable lithium ion batteries constructed by a genetically modified virus would have the same capacity as batteries used to power hybrid cars, MIT researchers say.

By April 6, 2009


Start-up to use genes to build better chips

Can food-poisoning bacteria E. coli make chips better than humans? Start-up says yes, but primordial soup will take time to steep.

By August 4, 2004


Alpha version of Mozilla makes debut

The organization releases the long-awaited "alpha" version of its open source Web browser, dubbed M13, in a signal that the troubled project may finally be putting some of its problems behind it.

By January 28, 2000