A New Twist Toward Practical Energy Harvesting (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Demonstration of how a twistron harvester could be used as a strain sensor. This type of sensor could be used for things such as monitoring breathing, if sewn into a shirt for example. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Aug. 25, 2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by S.H. Kim at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea, and colleagues was titled, "Harvesting electrical energy from carbon nanotube yarn twist." Credit S.H. Kim et al., Science (2017) Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.