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Researchers show that materials called piezoelectrics, packaged onto flexible strips attached to animal hearts, can supply power for medical devices where batteries pose problems.
Piezoelectric technology being studied at RMIT University in Australia might lead to laptops that can be recharged by typing alone.
Imagine a world where the battery on your favorite device doesn't get low anymore. Researchers in Australia may have finally found the key to an everlasting battery.
Imagine clothing made of fibers whose electrical properties include the ability to register and produce sound. MIT researchers are experimenting with such fibers.
Scientists are looking at ways to produce electricity from the vibrations caused by falling raindrops.
A hanging garden on a dance club's facade is the seed of plans to give people a place to get down without the green guilt.