May 22nd, 2013
08:20 PM ET

Teen invents technology that could charge cell in under 30 seconds

Disasters like the devastating tornado in Oklahoma often strike without warning and cell phones are invaluable. They often are the only resource for many.

That is, until they lose power.

Recharge your cellphone in 30 seconds

Remember Hurricane Sandy? Imagine what a relief it would have been if those cell phones could have been re-charged in under 30 seconds. Yes, you'd still need power. But only a quick hit.

Our Dan Simon reports on a young girl who may have just figured out how to do it.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • Tech
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  1. azone

    This is an insult to engineers like myself... "technology she invented" excuse me but super capacitors and their use for charging devices such as cell phones has been studied for a long time already.. please do a patent search or reference publications such as IEEE.

    May 23, 2013 at 2:05 pm | Reply

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