New Thermocell Uses Body Heat to Power Wearable Tech

A group of scientists from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China have developed a new flexible thermocell utilizing gel electrolytes to harvest energy from its surrounding environment.
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Conductive Hair Wins Best Tech Demo Award

Wearable technology has gotten plenty of attention this year, but the focus tends to be on glasses and especially watches. One researcher has developed a more subtle form of wearable technology—smart hair exten... Read More...

Researchers Develop Flexible Supercapacitor with Highest Reported Storage Capacity by Volume

A new flexible supercapacitor with a volumetric energy density of 6.3 microwatt hours per cubic millimeter is said to have the highest reported storage capacity by volume reported for carbon-based microscale supercapacitors. The device was created by a team of researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Tsinghua University and Case Western Reserve University.