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Proposed Nanotechnology Will Convert Body Heat Into Electric Current

February 28, 2012 2 comments

preventdisease.com

Whoever said the movie The Matrix was based on pure fiction obviously didn’t have that discussion with researchers at Wake Forest University. A new technology called Power Felt, a thermoelectric device that converts body heat into an electrical current, soon could create enough juice to make another call on your cell phone simply by touching it.

Developed by researchers in the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest U, Power Felt is comprised of tiny carbon nanotubes locked up in flexible plastic fibers and made to feel like fabric. The technology uses temperature Read more…