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Researchers Are Sitting On Tech That Could Transform Trees Into Power Generators

Innovation, Nature

This surrealist idyll isn’t too far-fetched, say a team of researchers. They’ve been working to harvest usable electricity from plants by experimenting with the “triboelectric” effect in tree foliage. The phenomenon occurs when certain materials that rub against each are pried apart.

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