Human Chargers

Forget your cellphone charger at home? IPod battery running low? Soon you won't have to worry, because your body will recharge your electronics (and no, not in a creepy Matrixway).

Nokia, the world's largest manufacturer of cellphones, recently filed a U.S. patent for a phone charger that harvests kinetic energy.

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Sanna Gaspard
She's inventing medical devices, helping babies and the elderly, getting her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, and founding a start-up company - all at the age of 24. Sanna Gaspard, recently named one of IEEE's "New Faces of Engineering," has been described by her coworkers as an "energizer bunny."

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