Medical treatments use electricity in several ways, including transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation therapy, implanted electronic pacemakers and defibrillators. These electronic devices help with pain management an... More »

Photocopiers, paint sprayers, defibrillators and some air fresheners use static electricity to either aid their function or as a main component. Although not a machine, industrial smokestacks utilize static electricity t... More »

There are many ways to make static electricity. To create a small amount of static electricity a person can develop a static charge by rubbing a glass rod with a silk cloth or amber against wool. The static charge will a... More » Science Physics Electricity

There are several alternative ways to generate electricity for a home instead that may be alternatives to paying a power company for electricity from the grid. According to, some possibilities are electric... More »

In the early 20th century, Tesla coils provided high frequency and high voltage electricity for radio transmission, X-ray machines, electro-therapy and early particle accelerators. Other electrical generation methods hav... More »

St. Jude Medical recalled its Riata and Riata ST implantable cardioconverter defibrillators, not its pacemakers, because the erosion of insulating material resulted in the unsafe protrusion of electrical wires, according... More »

The cost to run an electric blanket depends on the cost of electricity per kilowatt-hour, the heat setting used on the blanket and the amount of time the blanket is used. Given all these factors, an electric blanket cost... More » Science Physics Electricity