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There are many billions of batteries in use every day in our world.

Most batteries contain extremely toxic materials which are not environmentally friendly.

Almost everyone possesses a mobile phone in the developed world, never mind all the other gadgets requiring power from batteries.

A Virginia Tech team lead by an Associate Professor Y. H. Percival Zhang has developed a sugar battery.

We all know that sugar is a source of energy. A sugar based battery is not a new idea, though Zhang’s battery can last many times longer than any other sugar based one.

So do not be surprised if your mobile phone, tablet, video games or other electronic gadget is running on sugar batteries within three years from now.

Source: www.vtnews.vt

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never mind: not to mention.

Read by John Edwin Skelton.