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Scientists Use Common Virus to Create Hi-Tech Military Material

By: Meghan Young - Published: Aug 25, 2010 • References: portal.acs.org and psfk
Despite all the advancements in science and technology, this latest development of battery fabrics is still definitely considered innovative.

Made possible thanks to M13 bacteriophage, a medium which is harmless to humans, these pieces are "engineered as a bio-template to produce lithium ion batteries," according to PSFK. These battery fabrics will lessen the load considerably for soldiers who carry heavy battery packs to recharge their gadgets and devices.