Your gadget’s next power supply? Your body


02/14/2018 12:28 PM EST

prototype of the triboelectric nanogenerator

Searching for a power outlet may soon become a thing of the past. Instead, devices will receive electricity from a small metallic tab that, when attached to the body, is capable of generating electricity from bending a finger and other simple movements.

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