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New Fabric Generates Electricity from your Body Heat




Video Courtesy of forbes.com Jennifer Hicks from Forbes presents an intriguing innovation from scientists and a graduate student, Core Hewitt from Wake Forest’s Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials.  They have made a fabric that can turn body heat into an electrical current.  This new material is called power felt, which consists of multi-layered carbon nanotube/polymer […]







Bendy Battery Gives Smart Fabrics a Charge




In the February issue of New Scientist Paul Marks reports about the ability to weave a flexible battery into fabricsthatcould provide electricity for gadgets in your clothing.  Batteries have been connected to T-shirts, but have not been built into the fabric of a garment.  “Maksim Skorobogatiy and colleagues at the Polytechnic School of Montreal in […]