News tagged with microbial fuel cells

Conducting shell for bacteria

Under anaerobic conditions, certain bacteria can produce electricity. This behavior can be exploited in microbial fuel cells, with a special focus on wastewater treatment schemes. A weak point is the dissatisfactory power ...

dateJun 27, 2017 in Materials Science
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Solar exposure energizes muddy microbes

Research at the ASM Microbe research meeting in Boston presents a sediment Microbial Fuel Cell (sMFC) system for remotely investigating the physiology and ecology of electrically active microbes in submerged field sites. ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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