Saliva-Powered Microbial Fuel Cell

Saliva-Powered Microbial Fuel Cell

A micron-sized microbial fuel cell that contains multilayer graphene and works using saliva or other waste liquids has been created by researchers in Saudi Arabia and the US. The device, which is capable of producing nearly 1 µW of power, could be used in some bioelectronics applications such as lab-on-a-chip and point-of-care diagnostics. It might even come in handy as an ovulation test and so help in family planning.

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