Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year—and counting—using nothing but ambient light and water.
Their system has the potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices.
Comparable in size to an AA battery, the system contains a type of …
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Original title: Scientists Power a Computer Using Only Algae and Daylight to Make the Electricity