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Implanted Biofuel Cell Converts Bug's Chemistry Into Electricity


January 6, 2012

image of a cockroach An insect's internal chemicals can be converted to electricity, potentially providing power for sensors, recording devices or to control the bug, a group of researchers at Case Western Reserve University report. The key to converting the chemical energy is using enzymes in series at the anode. Full Story

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