Stretchable Batteries Could Make Wearable Tech More Wearable

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A team at the University of British Columbia has come up with a way to make durable, stretchy and waterproof batteries that could be useful in wearable devices. Plus: three crew members on the International Space Station try out what they call orbital badminton.

Scientists create the first stretchable and washable battery (designboom)

Video: Orbital badminton in 360 degrees (Phys.org)

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