Biz-Tech VIDEO: Could plants help power our devices? By Frank Butler - July 12, 2015 0 452 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsApp Media playback is unsupported on your device Could plants help power smartphones and other devices? 12 July 2015 Last updated at 08:53 BST Scientists at Cambridge University are investigating how algae and land plants could be used to create a “biological solar panel” that could help power devices including smartphones. BBC Click‘s LJ Rich finds out more. More at BBC.com/Click and @BBCClick.