Saturday, March 3, 2012

Bio-batteries?

Peter over at Bayou Renaissance Man alerts us to experiments harvesting electricity from cockroaches.

His initial reactions are slightly different than mine:

I've already seen that movie, thank you very much
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Seriously though, the tech looks pretty interesting. I don't have the background to determine the efficiencies of the process, but I wonder if that reaction chain could be replicated, instead of having to rely on the cockroaches themselves.

1 comment:

  1. Good question, and no good answers here... sigh

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