Sepp Hasslberger: Electricity from Touch,

05 Energy
Sepp Hasslberger

This would be much better than an electro chemical battery … as long as the phones we power with it don’t microwave us to death…

Scientists have developed a material that generates electricity simply by touching it

…beyond just touchscreen gadgets, the researchers say the thin, flexible device could also be used in our clothing or shoes, helping us harvest energy from our body movements potentially all day long.