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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS Electric power. At the turn of the century, 40 percent
of U.S. automobiles were powered by steam, 38 percent by electricity, and 22
percent by gasoline. In the face of the gasoline car's unreliability, noise, and ...
Bioelectricity Bioelectricity refers to the generation or action of electric currents or
voltage in biological processes. Most studies are involved with nerve or muscle
tissue; with organs such as heart, brain, eye, ear, stomach, and some glands; ...
Other effects of nerve impulses include light production and electric-shock
generation. Actions of and in higher animals, however, consist ultimately of
muscle contraction and fluid secretion. For detailed information regarding the
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