Stretchable battery could be used in workout clothes

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Exercise has come a long way since the days of baggy t-shirts and basic equipment. From the yoga apparel that helps aid form as the user moves, to the muscle activation device that assists the way exercise junkies move when performing routines, technology is thriving in the industry and adapting the way people move their bodies. Researchers at New York’s Binghamton University have thrown their own offering into the mix with their creation of a stretchable battery. The innovation, which is an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered biobattery, could one day be integrated within workout apparel and be charged with the wearer’s…

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