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A battery (or, as [8th] will doubtless not fail to point out, a
galvanic cell) can be as simple as two different metals with
electrolyte between them. You can, for instance, power an
electronic clock from a silver teaspoon and a copper coin
into an orange. This is not generally
done, because it looks
silly and, in any case, who can spare a coin these days?
Howevertheless, the general principle holds. Now, sweat is
reasonably good electrolyte, and the whole human body is
itself filled with electrolyte.
It should be a trivial matter to devise a shirt with copper
silver wires cunningly woven into it. With suitable
therefore, you could dispense with the orange, teaspoon and
coin and simply power your electronic clock from your very
||I'm not sure, but thank you for volunteering to find out.
||<considers electrochemical series/>
||Strontium will do for the positive electrode ... [MB], you and Sturton grab his arms ...
||As far as I'm aware, the natural isotopes of strontium are not
particularly hazardous (no more so than, say, calcium).
||Also, please don't ask Sturton do anything physical or sudden.
He's still on "those" pills.