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Berkeley Lab Scientists Generate Electricity From Viruses


May 13, 2012

generating electricity from viruses Berkeley Lab scientists have developed a way to generate power using harmless viruses that convert mechanical energy into electricity. The scientists tested their approach by creating a generator that produces enough current to operate a small liquid-crystal display. Their generator is the first to produce electricity by harnessing the piezoelectric properties of a biological material. Full Story

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