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BBC NEWS | Technology | Water sparks new power source
by Decius at 8:48 am EDT, Oct 20, 2003

] The team created a glass block, two centimetres in diameter
] and three millimetres thick, containing about 400,000 to
] 500,000 individual channels.
] Thanks to a phenomenon called the electric double layer,
] when water flows through these 10-micron-diameter-wide
] channels, a positive charge is created at one end of the
] block and a negative charge at the other - just like a
] conventional battery.

Canadian team invents new power source, no moving parts, may be useful for powering nanotech devices.

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