Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Fri 9th Oct 2009 20:49 UTC, submitted by SReilly
Hardware, Embedded Systems Not that we haven't known that this would one day happen, but it's still an exciting development nonetheless. Some folks over at the University of Missouri have whipped up nuclear batteries small enough to run the typical mobile device of today. They don't quite specify if has enough voltage to power something like a phone or a laptop as the batteries are being designed with MEMS and NEMS technology in mind, but they claim that these penny-sized batteries hold one million times the charge of "regular batteries." Whether a "regular battery" by their definition is the standard AA, the typical laptop battery, or a watch battery is unbeknownst to us peasants. It's being designed for MEMS and NEMS technology, but why not have it power my lappy if it's got the voltage? Imagine running one's computer for seven hundred years, and imagine all of that delicious space saved from the curse of conventional laptop batteries. Perhaps we don't need wireless electricity after all.
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A conspiracy
by Leroy on Mon 12th Oct 2009 12:08 UTC
Leroy
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2006-07-06

to make us all sterile! LOL

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RE: A conspiracy
by WereCatf on Mon 12th Oct 2009 12:27 in reply to "A conspiracy"
WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

to make us all sterile! LOL

Well, men are obsolete ;) It's already known how to create artificial sperm cells ;)

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RE[2]: A conspiracy
by DrillSgt on Mon 12th Oct 2009 14:22 in reply to "RE: A conspiracy"
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2005-12-02

to make us all sterile! LOL

Well, men are obsolete ;) It's already known how to create artificial sperm cells ;)


But yet those artificial sperm cells will do no good if the ovaries are fried as well ;)

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