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Posted Fri Jan 11 2008: from DOE Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC at Berkeley:
Body Heat To Power Cell Phones? Nanowires Enable Recovery Of Waste Heat Energy
"Energy now lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed through the use of silicon nanowires synthesized via a technique developed by researchers ... The far-ranging potential applications of this technology include DOE’s hydrogen fuel cell-powered “Freedom CAR,” and personal power-jackets that could use heat from the human body to recharge cell-phones and other electronic devices."
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The ApocaDocs say:
That our body heat can power our cell phones is such FABulous news! Of course ... if we don't have body heat it won't matter anyway.

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