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Solar cells implanted under the skin can power pacemakers

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

A flat battery is an even bigger hassle in implanted electronic medical devices, such as pacemakers. It often means invasive surgery to replace the battery or the entire unit.

SolarCity will use Teslas Powerpack to deliver solar power even when its dark

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

SolarCity is chaired by Tesla CEO Elon Musk so the decision to go with the Powerpack is pretty convenient for both companies.

Bees Could Engineer Next-Generation Energy Storage

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Energy storage could be the next item on the list when it comes to listing all the reasons we need to save the worlds bee population from collapse.

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas.

The Cota transmitter shown at CES can charge gadgets over the air

Posted in Hardware on 7th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The company eventually plans to follow-up with larger base station units that are capable of blanketing an entire home with wireless power.