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Comments on Drosophila Robotica, The Mechanical Fly
'... the Scarab [flying robot] buzzed into the great workroom as any intruding insect might...'- Raymond Z. Gallun, 1936. (Read the complete story)

"I think these guys should talk to the guys making the Micro-battery, seems they're needing a powerful, and small, power source..."
(Dewtey 5/11/2013 2:55:38 PM)
"Hmm, that's a good suggestion. The prior story, Microbattery Extreme High Performance, refers to very high battery performance in a very small package using a unique new technology.

(Microbattery diagram)
Ions flow between three-dimensional micro-electrodes
in a lithium ion battery.

However, I can't find any reference in either the paper or the referring article to the actual physical size of the battery..."
(Bill Christensen 5/14/2013 7:57:45 PM)

"According to Science Daily, the new batteries are "only a few millimeters" in size. Might be too big for this Fly, but then again... "
(Dewtey 5/15/2013 7:57:53 AM)

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