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Weird Life: Hornet Exoskeleton Harvests Solar Power

• Scientific Computing
As every middle-school child knows, in the process of photosynthesis, plants take the sun's energy and convert it to electrical energy. Now, a Tel Aviv University team has demonstrated how a member of the animal kingdom, the Oriental hornet, takes the sun's energy and converts it into electric power in the brown and yellow parts of its body.