Giant rubber snakes belong only in nightmares and pantomimes, but a fascinating development in wave energy takes the form of, oddly enough, just that: a giant rubber snake.
Scientists have long been aware of the energy to be harnessed from waves, but building machines tough enough to do so was, frankly, quite tough. But a firm based in Wiltshire, England, has come up with a device that is not really mechanical at all, apart from...
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