Saturday, March 25, 2006

Metal-eating bacteria seen powering fuel cells

CNET/News.com
A strain of bacteria that releases electrons as a waste product could become the secret ingredient for developing fuel cells for small robots. The idea is that colonies of Shewanella will attach themselves to anodes, and produce electrons, say researchers at Rice University and the University of Southern California.
http://news.com.com/Bacteria+could+power+tiny+robots/2100-1008_3-6050161.html

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