Electric eels and medical implants

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Electric eels and medical implants

Monday, 22 November

S2 Ep 22. From heart stopper to heart saver? The electric eel creates energy within its body to shock its prey. Scientists are copying the electricity-producing cells of the eel to develop a new type of soft, fleshy battery which may be used inside the body to power medical implants. Let us know what you think. #30Animals Get in touch: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals
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