Shocking! "Electric Eel" Fibers Could Power Wearable Tech, Fudan University Study

Stretchy fibers that mimic electric eels could be woven into clothing to power wearable technology one day, new research suggests.

In experiments, these flexible fibers produced enough power to run electronic lights and watches.

The new fiber is exciting because it takes a page from nature to "solve real-world problems and even surmount nature in some aspects," said study lead author Hao Sun, a materials scientistat Fudan University in Shanghai. [Top 10 Inventions That Changed the World]

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