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Did you hear scientists built fuel cells from spinach?

The proof-of-concept fuel cell is the latest development in a long history of scientists trying to exploit spinach’s high density of energy-generating molecules for industrial use, Ars Technica reports.
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https://futurism.com/the-byte/fuel-cell-spinach

12 day(s) ago

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Kravenhead
No, I hadn't, and that's pretty cool.
Once they perfect or improve the technology, it will bring costs way down.
They may develop a way to mimic what spinach does synthetically with equally cheap and eco-friendly materials.
Nature knows how to do this stuff and we'd be wise to follow her example.

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Kravenhead
11 day(s) ago
I agree. If it can be done in a way that meets the need. I'm sure not any spinach leaf will do. They may need to find a way to produce exactly what they need, rather than sorting through tons of leaves to find the right ones.

philosopher
11 day(s) ago
They idea of using organic materials is awesome. I think organic materials will have less side effects.

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