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A New Device Harvests Energy From Your Body as You Walk and Swing Your Arms

June 20, 2016

VICE | June. 17, 2016

“The idea is that during walking, we are giving off mechanical energy which can be captured,” Jan Andrysek, a professor at the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto, told me. Although he was not involved in this new paper, he led the development of a prosthetic leg that captures energy from knee movements. Read more.