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An interesting study uses bacteria to create better batteries.
By Jennifer Welsh, http://www.businessinsider.com
New research into electricity-conducting bacteria could lead to environmentally friendly “bio-batteries” that could create energy, be used as factories for biological products, or clean out heavy metals from contaminated soils.
These bacteria live off iron and heavy metals, similar to how we live off of oxygen. They use it to make energy the way we use oxygen and food to make the energy that runs our bodies. Read More
- Bacterial Breakthrough Could Lead To Better Biological Batteries (businessinsider.com)
- Marine Bacteria Power ‘Bio-Battery’ Breakthrough: Future of Clean Electricity (scienceworldreport.com)