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Through 8 am

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for the following counties in West Michigan, effective until 8 am Friday: Barry, Calhoun, and Eaton. Pockets of freezing drizzle may make hazardous driving conditions in the Advisory area, particularly on less-traveled, rural roads. The freezing drizzle is expected to end shortly before daybreak. Because of the potential for slick spots on area roads, drivers all around West Michigan should use a little more caution on this morning's commute.

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Charger would charge phones using noise

Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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LONDON (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - What if you could charge your phone with the noise around you?

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Nokia are working to develop a prototype charger that could replenish the battery of a cell phone using human voices, music or even background noise!

To harvest energy from sound, the team used a type of nanotechnology capable of generating electrical energy and responding to vibration in sound.

So far, researchers have been able to generate enough electricity to charge one phone.


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