Implementing a knee-energy harvester

“The modern drive towards mobility and wireless devices is motivating intensive research in energy harvesting technologies.” say two research fellows at Cranfield University in the UK, who are  currently examining the question – ‘Why not harvest energy from people’s knees?’ Building on their previous research into plucked piezoelectric bimorphs for energy harvesting applications, Dr. Michele […]

Tabar, Medical Performance Artist

“The turning point for Tabar occurred when he realised that the hospital environment offered opportunities to exploit his lust for creativity.“ The Tabar in question is Ive Tabar – a medical performance artist (and hospital orderly) from Slovenia – and an article in the latest issue of the Journal of Performance and Art (from MIT […]