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Microbes Sweet on Making Power

Science  12 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5639, pp. 1453
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5639.1453a

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In the September issue of Nature Biotechnology, a pair of microbiologists report that they've created a microbe-based fuel cell that harvests up to 83% of the available electrons in sugar molecules and passes them directly to an electrode, a rate of efficiency far higher than previously reported for fuel cells of this type.

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