Yes, you read that right.  Scientists have turned a snail into a battery.

They cut small slits in the shell and inserted electrodes.  Glucose and oxygen in the snail became the fuel for the battery, which produced 7 milliwatts of electricity.  And feeding the snail caused it to recharge.

They’re using it as a starting point for designing medical applications, for example pacemakers that run on human-generated electricity rather than batteries.

If you want to know more, watch this video from the New Scientist.

In the meantime, a challenge.  Can you write a story from the point of view of the snail in the video?

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