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Little batteries pack big power

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Combining nuclear- and electrical-engineering technologies, a trio of engineers hopes to make independently powered microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) about the size of a grain of sand. Until now, researchers looking for such devices were limited by the comparatively large batteries needed to power them.



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Little batteries pack big power

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