15-Year-Old Girl Invents Body-Heat Powered Flashlight

Wins her a place in the Google Science Fair

By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 30, 2013 4:20 PM CDT

(Newser) – Canadian teen Ann Makosinski is one of just 15 students in the world selected as a finalist in the Google Science Fair, thanks to her energy-saving invention: A hollow flashlight powered entirely by body-heat from your hand. The flashlight utilizes Peltier tiles, which generate electricity... More »

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