Cyborg Bacteria With Solar Panels? – BrightSci

Bacteria which grow their own solar-panel-esque semiconductor crystals? Which allow them to make acetic acid via photosynthesis at 80% efficiency?


BBC article

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  1. I like this series overall. Short, interesting, and to the point. Plus, I usually learn something new.

  2. it would be really cool if these solar panel bacteria could be used to produce biofuels, I know one of the major things holding back biofuels is that bacteria and algae can’t produce it fast enough,

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