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Flexible Fabric Powers Diodes and Displays

Material made from silver (Ag), polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), and zinc oxide captured energy generated by pressure and used it to power diodes and displays. Photo credit: ACS Nano.)

Scientists have created the first durable, flexible cloth that harnesses human motion to generate energy. The material can also charge batteries and super capacitors without an external power source. As reported in the journal ACS Nano, the “mechanically robust” material can even be folded — just …

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Upgrade Your Electronic Fashion Sense with this Wearables Kit

With the 21st Century Fashion Kit, you can create truly functional fashion. (Photo credit: Sparkfun)

Want to make your shoes light up when you walk, or your skirt change from ankle length to mid thigh based on the temperature? With a little electronics knowledge you can easily integrate your love of robotics with your love of fashion, and create functional clothes …

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