Electric eels and origami inspired scientists to create a soft battery that could revolutionize soft robotics. Here’s what you need to know. This New 'Perfect' Battery Has Experts Stumped - https://youtu.be/YAg_8iCLIIw Thumbnail image courtesy Thomas Schroeder and Anirvan Guha. Read More: Electricity, eel-style: Soft power cells could run tomorrow's implantables http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/multimedia/videos/25325-electricity-eel-style-soft-power-cells-could-run-tomorrow-s-implantables “Inspired by the electric eel, a flexible, transparent electrical device could lead to body-friendly power sources for implanted health monitors and medication dispensers, augmented-reality contact lenses and countless other applications. The soft cells are made of hydrogel and salt, and they form the first potentially biocompatible artificial electric organ...
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