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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Bloom box Battery

Researchers from MIT and University of Maryland have created the cathode and anode for a lithium ion battery from two different viruses. Researchers at Maryland used a virus that grows on tobacco plants, to create a lithium ion battery. 

Researchers from MIT created some wearable lithium ion batteries that could just be sprayed onto clothing, thereby you have power with you, anywhere and everywhere you go… from cell phones to vehicles, for just about anything [don't worry, a small box (the prototype shown was a Bloom box battery, the wearable batteries haven't been showcased yet) of the size of a big loaf of bread could generate enough electricity for a 5000 sq ft hall]. Even better is it’s the most eco-friendly solution around. 
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