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A New Twist on Power Walking

MBL Scientist Invents Backpack That Empowers Wearers to Generate their Own Electricity

WOODS HOLE, MA—In an unprecedented breakthrough in the development of portable and renewable human-driven energy sources, an MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory) biomechanics expert who studies how muscle moves skeletons in fish and frogs has invented a backpack that gives new meaning to the term power walking >>> more

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Images courtesy of Dr. Lawrence Rome.

backpack labels
The Suspended-load Backpack with parts labeled.

backpack no labels The Suspended-load Backpack without parts labeled.

backpack demo The Suspended-load Backpack demonstrated.

backpack energy The Suspended-load Backpack, converts mechanical energy into electricity.