Sunday, January 31, 2010


This is under the NYT's "Novelties" tag but I think the possibilities suggested are way more than that: "Recharging Your Cellphone, Mother Nature’s Way."

The technology uses a photosensitive dye to start its energy production, much the way leaves use chlorophyll to begin photosynthesis.

Related, though perhaps more likely to provoke dystopian thoughts: "Smart Dust."

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