Breakthrough in race to create 'bio-batteries'
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria.
Unique salt allows energy production to move inland
Production of energy from the difference between salt water and fresh water is most convenient near the oceans, but now, using an ammonium bicarbonate salt solution, Penn State researchers can combine bacterial ...
Saltwater boosts microbial electrolysis cells to cleanly produce hydrogen
A grain of salt or two may be all that microbial electrolysis cells need to produce hydrogen from wastewater or organic byproducts, without adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere or using grid electricity, ...
Using microbes to generate electricity
Using bacteria to generate energy is a signifiant step closer following a breakthrough discovery by scientists at the University of East Anglia.
Microbial hair -- it's electric: Specialized bacterial filaments shown to conduct electricity
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some bacteria grow electrical hair that lets them link up in big biological circuits, according to a University of Southern California biophysicist and his collaborators.
Self-sustaining robot has an artificial gut (w/ Video)
Renewable hydrogen production becomes reality at winery
(PhysOrg.com) -- The first demonstration of a renewable method for hydrogen production from wastewater using a microbial electrolysis system is underway at the Napa Wine Company in Oakville. The refrigerator-sized hydrogen ...
Wastewater produces electricity and desalinates water
A process that cleans wastewater and generates electricity can also remove 90 percent of salt from brackish water or seawater, according to an international team of researchers from China and the U.S.
Stainless Steel Catalyst Lowers Cost of Microbial Fuel Cells
Artificial heart to pump human waste into future robots
A new device capable of pumping human waste into the "engine room" of a self-sustaining robot has been created by a group of researchers from Bristol.
Using bacteria batteries to make electricity
(Phys.org) —Their idea is state of the art: Ten Bielefeld students have set their sights on constructing a bio-battery. They want to make use of the bacteria Escherichia coli to convert glucose into energy. ...
Bacteria use hydrogen, carbon dioxide to produce electricity
Researchers have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts, ...
EcoBotIII: Sewage-powered robot launched
(Phys.org)—University of the West of England scientists have unveiled a robot that uses an unusual source of power - human poo.
Biofuel waste product recycled for electricity
A by-product of biofuel manufacture can power microbial fuel cells to generate electricity cheaply and efficiently, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's ...