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October 18th, 2004

Popeye Power May Energize Tomorrow's Electronics

The Popeye Principle may one day power cell phones and laptops, say researchers at MIT, who have used spinach - the superhero sailor's fave food - to power a tiny electronic circuit.

Going green may be a trend among Earth-conscious companies, but the practice has posed numerous dilemmas for electrical engineers that long to harvest the power of plants.


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