Meet the Fabric that can harvest energy from both motion and sunlight

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While the concept of fabrics harvesting energy from our movements has been around for a few years, Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have taken things one step further by developing a new technology that allows fabric to generate energy from both motion and sunshine. Zhong Lin...

Swedish researchers develop wood-based glass

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Researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed transparent wood that could in future be used in solar cells and biodegradable windows. The team, led by Prof. Lars Berglund, achieved this result by chemically removing lignin from wood fibres and then mixing this material with prepolymerized...