Keep your old butts, smokers, they’re going to come in handy, say these researchers:
- Thank You for Smoking: ‘Used cigarette butts offer energy storage solution’
Merchants of — Energy Storage?! ‘Reporting their findings in the IOP Publishing journal Nanotechnology, the research team successfully converted used cigarette butts into a high performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electric vehicles and wind turbines to store energy…Researchers found that female mosquitoes actually prefer laying eggs in an environment that contains cigarette butts over a butt-free environment.’
You just never know what they will come up with next.