NEWS | Teens Invent 30-Second Phone Charger & Other Useful Inventions

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I like to see things like this from the younger generation.

FOX News reported:

Your dead battery will be gone in 60 seconds.

A new device can fit inside a cell phone’s battery and recharge it fully in  less than half a minute. Is it the latest from Duracell or Energizer? The  brainchild of a startup with $20 million in the bank? Nope. This mind-boggling  invention came from the mind of an 18 year old.

Eesha Khare of Saratoga, Calif., took home the Intel Foundation Young  Scientist Award Friday in Phoenix as part of the Intel International Science and  Engineering Fair, and a $50,000 prize. Her gizmo could fill the crucial need for  energy-efficient storage devices and may have potential applications for car  batteries.

First prize in the festival went to Ionut Budisteanu, 19, of Romania who won  for using artificial intelligence to create a viable model for a low-cost,  self-driving car. Could it some day rival Google’s self-driving car tech?

Read more:  http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/05/20/this-can-recharge-cell-phone-in-30-seconds/#ixzz2U52zh06i

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