Monday, March 28, 2011

New Fuel Source Discovered in Insects

Ok Green Mommies.. this one is pretty cool. In the search for new power sources scientists have seen inspiration in insect eating carnivorous plants. So far they have created lamps, clocks and robots that all run by catching flies on fly paper and scraping it into a power cell which digests the fly and creates power. The clock can run for 12 days on 8 flies. It is a basically inexhaustible source of power. If we could harness this on the large scale we could replace gasoline and nuclear power.
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