New fuel cell could power your gadgets with energy from calories

Another day, another breakthrough in battery technology, guaranteed to change our lives. This one is powered by mitochondria, tiny organelles inside cells which could suck the energy out of anything with calories — like soda or oil. Sure it would be awesome, but we constantly hear of amazing battery breakthroughs, and they never end up being released. We're still waiting on Toshiba's fuel cell to hit stores.

Results presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society


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