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Scientists build a battery you can power with your spit

Scientists build a battery you can power with your spit

Published Aug 9, 2017

You’re stranded in the middle of nowhere, phone battery dead. Lacking all access to electricity or even solar power, you turn to your last resource — your own spit. That’s the dream of researchers at Binghamton University, who have developed a battery that can be powered by saliva, Popular Mechanics reports. Read more

Origami ninja star inspires battery design

Origami ninja star inspires battery design

Published Jun 7, 2016

A new disposable fuel cell developed at Binghamton could power biosensors and other small devices for use in challenging field conditions. Read more

Grad student aims to better understand batteries

Grad student aims to better understand batteries

Published Dec 8, 2015

Doctoral student Shawn Sallis will spend this school year on a prestigious fellowship at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he’ll work with a tool that produces a beam a billion times brighter the sun. Read more

Binghamton engineer creates origami battery

Binghamton engineer creates origami battery

Published Jun 10, 2015

Inexpensive paper batteries could one day power biosensors for use in remote locations. Read more

Building better batteries

Building better batteries

Published Dec 5, 2014

The NorthEast Center for Chemical Energy Storage, based at Binghamton, conducts basic research in the design of next-generation lithium-ion batteries. Read more