Battery with Bio-organic Material: Charge Your Smartphone in 30 Second – Science

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In Israel, researchers have been developing a new gadget which is set to become a must-have.

A new means of fully charging a smartphone in 30 seconds will be in the shops within three years, according to StoreDot, an Israeli University spin off. It uses nanodots made from organic materials which measure just two nanometres across. Nanodots store energy fast in a compact form instead of using lithium-based chemicals as in current battery technology.

According to StoreDot, this advance was made by going back to the basics: ie looking at amino acids, which are the protein building blocks vital to life. Researchers use amino acids to make molecules that can store an electric charge…

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