Oriental Hornet Generates its own Electricity
UK and Israeli scientists has discovered that the Oriental Hornet (Vespa orientalis) . The researchers discovered that a pigment called xanthopterin found in the yellow tissues of the hornet’s body capture light which the brown tissues use to generate electricity. To learn more go to Singularityhub.com Solar Powered Hornets – A New Source for Bioenergy? (singularityhub.com) or National Geographic Solar-Powered Hornet Found; Turns Light Into Electricity.
- Hornet pigment drives solar cell in lab (sciencenews.org)