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+ - Researchers Make Progress Towards Bio-Batteries ->

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judgecorp writes "Scientists from the University of East Anglia have made significant steps towards generating electricity from bacteria in so-called "bio-batteries. The process uses the ability of bacteria to transport electrical charge through cell membranes, and uses a synthetic version of a marine bacterium called Shewanella oneidensis. Active proteins were put into a lipid capsule which had the ability to transfer electrons with an iron electrode"
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Researchers Make Progress Towards Bio-Batteries

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