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Energy-Generating T-Shirts Could Someday Power Your Electronics
Posted By Diane Pham On January 22, 2011 @ 6:00 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Green Materials,Green Technology,Innovation | 1 Comment
Tired of the tangle of chargers and cords at your feet? Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas  have discovered a way to create energy generating textiles from powder-infused carbon nanotubes . The nanotubes in use will be able to support superconducting particles, such as boron and magnesium powder, with a more manageable form without binders or lasers . If the scientists are successfully able to weave this energy-transmitting yarn into ready-to-wear material, you could soon bid adieu to all those jumbled up gadget chargers. Instead, this energy-transmitting yarn could be fashioned into lightweight batteries you can wear.
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 University of Texas at Dallas: http://www.utdallas.edu/
 carbon nanotubes: http://www.inhabitat.com/carbon-nanotubes-could-create-worlds-first-space-elevator/
 lasers: http://www.ecouterre.com/3d-printed-rapidprototyped-shoes-revolutionizing-the-industry/
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