Thursday, April 9, 2009

Skynet 1.0 - Modified Virus builds a BATTERY


Apparently researchers have modified a virus to self assemble into a battery. MIT researcher Angela Belcher and her colleagues manipulated the genes of a harmless virus so that the bug coats itself in tiny iron phosphate particles and connects to highly-conductive carbon nanotubes.
This sounds like the predecessor of the Liquid Type Terminator to me =p. Go Skynet!
Check this post out here on BoingBoing.net.

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