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Carbonized-leaf Membrane with Anisotropic Surfaces for Sodium-ion Battery - ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (ACS Publications)
So a baked oak leaf turns out to be a decent sodium battery electrode. A bioengineered oak leaf that is easier to harvest/use would be an interesting base from which to build battery parts.
carbonized  dried  oak  leaf  sodium  battery  electrode  energy  storage  materials  science  research  Delicious 
february 2016 by asteroza
COOL LEAF : Kazuo Kawasaki New Buisiness Design Model for Minebea
Concept, but apparently prototypes exist. A seamless keyboard that is easy to clean and is hard (unlike those rubber foldable ones)
Minebea  cool  leaf  seamless  keyboard  touch  surface  concept  design  USB  hardware  electronics  devices  Delicious 
april 2010 by asteroza
Glass leaf 'sweats' to generate electricity - tech - 30 July 2009 - New Scientist
Oddball energy scavenging system using natural evaporation as a capillary driver. I wonder if this could be built into humidifying systems?
green  energy  Water  transpiration  evaporation  capillary  action  capacitance  power  generator  artificial  vein  leaf  glass  scavenging  harvesting  recovery  Delicious 
august 2009 by asteroza

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