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Now, 'power paper' to store energy!

Scientists have developed power paper - a new material consisting of nanocellulose and a conductive polymer - that has an outstanding ability to store energy.

Used cigarette butts may power future computers

Used cigarette butts may power future computers

Scientists have successfully converted used cigarette butts into a high performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electric vehicles and wind turbines to store energy.

Supercapacitors could boost fuel efficiency of cars

Supercapacitors could boost fuel efficiency of cars

Mostly used in windmill blade control, solar energy systems and other niche applications, supercapacitors could soon be used widely in cars and trucks to boost fuel efficiency, says a study.

Bonnet-embedded device to charge your car

Bonnet-embedded device to charge your car

A car powered by its own body panels like roof, doors, bonnet and floor could soon be driving on roads.

Used-cigarette butts to power your computer!

Scientists have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy.

Soon, electric wires to charge your cars, phones

So far, electric cables have been used only to transmit electricity. But soon, you will be able to power your mp3 player, smartphone and electric car from cables that can store energy.

Soon, trees to deliver high-power storage devices

In a major breakthrough, scientists have found a novel way to make high-tech energy storage devices from your neighbourhood tree.

Nanotechnology may help turn fabrics, paper into lightweight batteries

An engineer has found a way to manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors.

Nanotechnology may help turn fabrics, paper into lightweight batteries

An engineer has found a way to manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors.