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Bacteriophage which produce nanoscale electronics

By Damir Beciri
One Comment4 June 2009

sidebar-virus-battery-3-lg.jpgFor the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery. Angela Belcher, the MIT materials scientist who led the research team said “The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries being… »