By Sean Kane
Posted 12.05.2011 at 4:15 pm 4 Comments
A species of deep sea crab, named, as more things should be, after the Himalayan snow monster, grows its own food...on its body. The crab, part farmer and part farm, raises cultures of extremophile bacteria on its claws, and then harvests its meals.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.