Product: Battery
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14,000,000 clam-based biofuel battery cells are wired in series to a capacitor and heating element for the clam steamer. If they only knew what they were doing to their unlucky bretheren. To keep voltages up, the lowest-producing stragglers are thrown into the pot.
-- RayfordSteele, Apr 18 2012

Clam-power! http://www.huffingt...85.html?ref=science
[RayfordSteele, Apr 18 2012]

From the linked article:

"Such a test is still a long way from the U.S. military or government agencies harnessing creatures as tiny spies capable of powering their own gadgets."

Bullshit. With respect, that application is precisely why the Israelis are involved. Mossad _loves_ stuff like this, and anything that can power an electric motor can power a listening device.
-- Alterother, Apr 18 2012


Morpheollusk: "We've survived by closing off from them, by jetting from them... but they are the gatekeepers. They are guarding all the doors, they are holding all the keys. Which means that sooner or later, someclam is going to have to fight them."
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Apr 18 2012


//If they only knew what they were doing to their unlucky bretheren.// What makes you think they'd object? You've got some inside dope on mulluscan altruism?
-- mouseposture, Apr 18 2012


I honestly thought this idea would be about...
-- UnaBubba, Apr 18 2012



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