Gallery: Sony Develops a Battery That Runs on Paper


It seems that renewable energy now grows on trees, as electronics giant Sony just announced that it has developed a battery powered by paper. Before you start thinking you can charge your iPhone with a standard piece of A4, it’s a bit more technical than that – Sony’s battery uses enzymes to break down the glucose stored within the cellulose of the wood pulp fibres that make up your average sheet of paper. Hey, it’s a start!

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1 Comment

  1. Khim Shi September 17, 2013 at 9:24 am

    What is enzymes
    … please

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