Sugar power for cell phones

New technology could lead to cell phones that are powered by sweet drinks.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM April 20, 2007

Drinking sugary soda gives you a burst of energy. Some day, sugar might power electronic equipment as well.

 

That's because scientists have now found a way to turn sugar into electricity. If they can find a way to make the technology work on a large scale, you may some day share your sweet drinks with your handheld video game player or cell phone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A new technological advance could lead to cell phones that are powered by sweet drinks.

 

A new technological advance could lead to cell phones that are powered by sweet drinks.

 

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