Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews


Lightning in a Bottle: Harnessing Bioelectrogenesis in Microbial Fuel Cells for Electrical Generation

Tanner Ash, Elizabeth Doyle, Godfrey Ssenyonga, Cassie Kraham and Sean ScottFaculty: Judy Staveley* and Adil Zuber

Bioelectrogenic microorganisms offer an attractive alternative for generating electricity when traditional methodologies are impractical. Coupled with a fuel cell, these microorganisms provide a potentially auspicious source of renewable energy. A microbial fuel cell was constructed and tested in laboratory and field-based conditions. Preliminary experimentation shows promising results and demonstrates the practical utility of this renewable energy source.

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