Standard pen ink is the surprise component in a flexible carbon fibre supercapacitor which can be bent in a full circle with barely any loss of performance.
Scientists have developed the first self-powered nanogenerators that scavenge energy from their surroundings. They could someday replace conventional batteries in small electronics.
Gizmodo University concludes its Discover Electronics Online series with the construction of an Atari Punk Console. Impress your friends and intimidate your enemies with Lo-Fi sound effects! And did we mention? We've got Certificates of Achievement! Certificates for everybody!*
This week, Gizmodo University is proud to have a very special, super-secret guest lecturer! This is presented in addition to our normal curriculum and in conjunction with Sparkle Labs so step on into class and see who we've brought!