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Turning Jackets into Solar-powered Wearables

Posted December 14, 2016 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Researchers have developed a technology that uses solar cells to turn clothing into a source for limitless energy. Researchers say one day this technology could improve how soldiers in the field operate or even how smartphones are charged — maybe by simply slipping it into your pocket.


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