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Capture Your Body Heat, Charge Your iPhone with Power Felt

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A big part of going green has to do with capturing what would otherwise be wasted. That's why they say coffee grounds can make good fertilizer, or even green lego blocks, and that's where the idea for regenerative braking in hybrid electric cars came into the picture. But what about you as a human being? What wasted energy could be recaptured from you?

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Enter: The world’s smallest battery

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American researchers at the Rice University in Houston, Texas have created the world’s smallest battery, fabricated with an array of nanowires measuring only 150 nanometres wide — thousands of times smaller than a human hair.

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Apple Needs Self-Healing Polymer for iPhone 5

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Ew. Scratches. Whether they're on your car or on your phone, they're not exactly what you want to see. Thanks to some researchers from Case Western Reserve University, minor scratches could really be a thing of the past. All you need is UV light.

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