January 22, 2014

A Sugar-Powered Smartphone? Sweet!

A Virginia Tech research team unveiled a new sugar-powered battery Tuesday that could replace conventional batteries in cell phones and tablets in as little as three years. TIME Techland reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe battery uses chemical reactions to generate electricity from molecules found in sugar. While not the first sugar-powered battery developed, this early prototype reportedly has a higher energy density and needs refueling far less often than other models.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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