Yvonne Carts-Powell

Bio-photo-voltaic hornet: how awesome is that?

In Science on January 5, 2011 at 8:12 pm

Oriental hornet


Pretty awesome!

According to the press release linked below, the Oriental hornet uses the yellow-and-brown striped parts of its body to capture and convert sunlight into electrical energy.

American Friends of Tel Aviv University: Is the Hornet Our Key to Renewable Energy?.

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  1. Oh, that’s very cool!

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