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Spark from the deep : how shocking experiments with strongly electric fish powered scientific discovery

Author: William J Turkel
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013]
Series: Animals, history, culture.
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Now we look to these fish as an inspiration for engineering new sensors, computer interfaces, autonomous undersea robots, and energy-efficient batteries.

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Turkel, William J. (William Joseph), 1967-
Spark from the deep.
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012038726
(OCoLC)827197359
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Turkel
ISBN: 9781421409948 1421409941
OCLC Number: 853546994
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Strongly electric fish --
Modeling animal electricity --
Electrophysiology --
The spark of life --
Evolutionary theories --
Electric currents --
Discovering electric worlds.
Series Title: Animals, history, culture.
Responsibility: by William J. Turkel.
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This beautifully written and exhaustively researched book traces the links between experiments on strongly electric fish and scientific understanding of electricity... Turkel's book is a joy to read; Read more...

 
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