How Do Electric Eels Generate Electricity?

The Question: How does an electric eel generate electricity? Submitted by: Leland P., Vermont, USA The Short Answer: The cells of all living things generate electrical charges. In an electric eel (Electrophorus electricus), thousands of modified muscle cells in the thick tail are lined up like batteries in a flashlight. Though each cell generates only … Continue reading How Do Electric Eels Generate Electricity?