Wood Battery Created by University of Maryland Scientists

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 09/04/2013 9:08PM


A battery made from trees? It’s not as outrageous as some would think. A team of engineers at the University of Maryland have developed a battery made from a sliver of wood coated with tin. Watch the YouTube video.

Read Wood Battery: Get Charged!


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Karen M. Koenig

Karen M. Koenig has more than 25 years of experience in the woodworking industry, including visits to wood products manufacturing facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. As Editor-in-Chief of Woodworking Network magazine (formerly Wood & Wood Products), Karen’s primary responsibilities include spearheading the writing, editing and coordinating of the editorial content of the publication, along with the Red Book resource guide and the Red Book online source and supply directory (RedBookOnline.com). She is also a frequent contributor to other Woodworking Network online and print media. She can be reached at kkoenig@woodworkingnetwork.com or Google+.

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