Collapsible Battery Is Powered By Dirty Water

Collapsible Battery Is Powered By Dirty Water

Two engineers have created an origami-like battery that generates energy via microbial metabolism

Jiwon Kim
  • 8 july 2016

Design and technology come together in a collapsible battery powered by water filled with bacteria. The shape and material of this battery is inspired by the popular Japanese paper art known as origami. Only a drop of bacteria-filled water is enough to get this battery working. Although there has been an increase in research and inventions of bio batteries, this bio battery, developed by Binghamton Research, is unique in its own right.

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