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|If used to generate electricity on a larger scale, the film could harvest energy from the environment -- for example, while placed above a lake or river. Or, it could be attached to clothing, where the mere evaporation of sweat could fuel devices such as physiological monitoring sensors. "You could be running or exercising and generating power," Guo says. [The simplicity of this is remarkably beautiful, imo. Why didn't I think of it?! The conceivable potential is difficult to even envision. Like it or not, fossil fuels are headed the way of the dinosaurs--not, of course, with some heavy duty death throes.]|
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