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Have Your Battery and Knit It, Too: How Chinese Researchers Advance Wearable Tech

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Imagine a fiber that also doubles as a battery powering lights and potentially other electronics, unlocking a dazzling world of luminescent textiles and fabrics. That scenario is now a reality, thanks to promising new technology out of Shenzhen, China and Hong Kong. A group of researchers led by Chunyi Zi published a report in ACS…

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