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A false color scanning electron microscope image of a bacterial biofilm.
Electric Bacteria: Out of the Darkness and into the Light
Once obscure mud microbes inspire a new generation of living electronics.
Electric Bacteria: Out of the Darkness and into the Light
Electric Bacteria: Out of the Darkness and into the Light

Once obscure mud microbes inspire a new generation of living electronics.

Once obscure mud microbes inspire a new generation of living electronics.

bioelectricity

A Virus that Generates Electricity 
Andrew Chapman | Nov 17, 2023 | 3 min read
Melting a bacteriophage’s coat of proteins turns it into a tiny power plant, which could fire up the discovery of new bioengineered devices.
Human finger touching a conceptual image of a brain, triggering an electrical spark.
Shaping Brain Recovery Using Bioelectricity
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Aug 4, 2023 | 3 min read
Scientists are decoding how electrically stimulating transplanted stem cells helps heal the injured brain.
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