London: Out jogging and your iPod has run out of battery? Well, don't worry; your heart could soon be powering your iPod and your mobile phone too.
Scientists have found a way of powering a range of devices with body movements.
A team has created a tiny chip which uses natural motion to generate power for hand-held gadgets. They plan to use the human heart to power these devices, including iPods and mobile phones, eliminating batteries.
Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology in the US, made their discovery using zinc oxide nanowires which create electricity whenever they are manipulated, the Daily Mail reports....more
03:05 PM, Mar 31, 2011