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This carbon nanotube yarn generates power when pulled

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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Aug 28, 2017

Power-producing yarn is the stuff of wearable inventors' dreams. And scientists just created a yarn comprised of carbon nanotubes and submerged in an electrolyte gel that when stretched, generates electricity. The yarn isn't ideal for sweaters - but can harvest power from a wearer's breathing. And there's another surprising application: the yarn could harvest energy from ocean waves. Related:





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