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Now, crying can help generate electricity

Researchers have found that applying pressure to a protein present in tears could actually generate electricity.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Oct 03, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Now, crying can help generate electricity
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New Delhi: A team of scientists from Ireland has discovered a method to generate electricity from tears.

Yes, you have heard it right.

Now your tears will act as a tool to generate electricity and may be in future, crying could help you charge your cell phone.

Researchers have found that applying pressure to a protein present in tears could actually generate electricity.

The process to generate electricity by applying pressure is known as direct piezoelectricity.

As per reports, the team made the discovery by squeezing the substances between two electrodes and measuring the energy exerted.

Scientists say that the technology could be used to power medical implants, such as pacemakers in future.