Bacterial Batteries Connect like Miniscule Legos to Deliver Power

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  • Electrical engineers from Binghamton University have combined three different bacteria to make 3 cm square biobatteries that can generate power for three weeks.
  • The top layer contains photosynthetic bacteria which absorb sunlight, and the middle layer produces chemicals that help the third layer generate electricity.
  • These batteries could be free of toxic chemicals and biodegradable.

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