#Bacteria

4 ways microbial fuel cells might revolutionise electricity production in the future

2 months ago — Deep Dive

The world population is estimated to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. Given that most of our current energy is generated from fossil fuels, this creates significant challenges when it comes...

“My team uses crossbows and drones to collect bacteria from whales – and the results are teaching us how to keep whales healthy”

1 year ago — Deep Dive

As we drew closer to the massive humpback whale, I became painfully aware how small our inflatable motorboat actually was. I also realized I’d been unconsciously holding my breath and...

3D-printed living bacteria

3 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers in Zürich have created a biocompatible ink for 3D printing using living bacteria.

MIT engineers a moisture-responsive workout suit

4 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers at MIT have designed a moisture-responsive workout suit. Ventilating flaps are lined with live cells and can open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat. The flaps (which...