One day your smartphone may be powered by sugar

01/22/2014 | PhysOrg.com

Researchers at Virginia Tech have devised a high-energy battery that uses sugar as its fuel source and could one day serve as a fully sustainable replacement for batteries in a number of electronic devices. "Sugar is a perfect energy storage compound in nature," said researcher Y.H. Percival Zhang. "So it's only logical that we try to harness this natural power in an environmentally friendly way to produce a battery."

View Full Article in:

PhysOrg.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Confidential
Salt Lake City, UT
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC
Manager, Human Resources
L'OREAL USA
Florence, KY
Generalist - Human Resources
Marriott Hotels Resorts
Brooklyn, NY