Solar-powered bikini set for retail launch

If you're tired of the battery going dead in your mp3 player at the beach - then a new invention might be for you.

If you're tired of the battery going dead in your mp3 player at the beach - then a new invention might be for you.

Scientists have invented a solar powered bikini - a high tech bathing suit that can charge an mp3 player or other small devices while you relax in the sun.

The bikini does not weigh anymore than a regular bathing suit even with 40 solar cells attached.

However, they are set to cost more than €1,000.

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