30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

BBC World Service

Amazing things humans have learnt from the animal kingdom. Inspiring, fascinating, bingeable.

Categories: Technology

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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

Previous episodes

  • 55 - Electric eels and medical implants 
    Mon, 22 Nov 2021
  • 54 - Camel and desert architecture 
    Mon, 15 Nov 2021
  • 53 - Lobsters and space telescopes 
    Mon, 08 Nov 2021
  • 52 - Pangolins and Waterloo Station 
    Mon, 01 Nov 2021
  • 51 - Ants and mini robots 
    Sun, 24 Oct 2021
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