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http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/human-body-could-be-used-charge-portable-devices-1442302

Chinese researchers at Peking University in Beijing have invented a small generator that uses the human body as an electrode to power devices without requiring batteries.

According to Phys.org, the researchers have created a new material known as single-friction-surface triboelectric generator (STEG). Due to the triboelectric effect, some materials become electrically charged when they rub against each other, one example being static electricity.

For its study, "Single-friction-surface triboelectric generator with human body conduit" published in Applied Physics Letters, the researchers covered the screen on a smartphone with a layer of the transparent STEG composite material.

They also added a body contact electrode, which is used to conduct electricity, to the casing and the frame of the phone.

Could be marketed as a dietary aid. The fuel has to come from somewhere!

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Could be marketed as a dietary aid. The fuel has to come from somewhere!

This is how the Matrix starts, you know..

Hmmm. Matrix or Terminator. What a decision..

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This is how the Matrix starts, you know..

Hmmm. Matrix or Terminator. What a decision..

There's only one way to find out....

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