Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Carnivorous robot lamp
A prototype lamp has been developed which is powered by insects. The idea is that its light attracts insects, which are trapped and fed into a microbial fuel cell which power the lamp. Designers James Auger, Jimmy Loizeau and Aleksander Zivanovic claim that watching the trapped insects adds to the entertainment value. More at www.metro.co.uk/robotlamp.