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Innovative New Battery Technologies
« on: May 24, 2007, 12:33:37 PM »
Power from sugar and urine . . . read it to believe it . . .

http://www.networkworld.com/community/?q=node/12886

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/08/0818_050818_urinebattery.html

Probably some hype in those articles, but it shows proven examples of how a cyborg could power implanted electronics in the body . . .

Next up, a robot that requires blood for power :P


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Re: Innovative New Battery Technologies
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2007, 12:45:30 PM »
Next up, a robot that requires blood for power :P

Actually, don't laugh - "wearable" computers that monitor toxins and such in our blood supply could easily be powered by a glucose fuel cell...

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Re: Innovative New Battery Technologies
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2007, 02:15:39 PM »
pretty cool
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Re: Innovative New Battery Technologies
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2007, 02:20:16 PM »
Jon, I meant that as a pun on the word 'power' ;)

Im so clever hahahah! ok ill stop now . . .

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Re: Innovative New Battery Technologies
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2007, 04:09:25 PM »
You could build a sarcastic robot with one of those urine batteries. It would get it's power by taking the piss !! :D

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