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The Faint Rustle of Power

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Harnessing the piezoelectric effect, researchers at Cornell propose a wind-power generator that has more in common with rustling leaves than airplane rotors. Videos after the jump.

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Windstalk Concept Could Replace Turbine-Powered Energy

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Wind turbines are a great and relatively cheap source of alternative energy, but some people are just not willing to give up their pristine landscape for a grid of wind turbines, even though I think they look pretty damn gorgeous personally. Others worry about the low-frequency vibrations the turbines emit. Whatever reasons wind turbines might negatively affect the populace, Atelier ...

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