Need Oxygen to Breath: Convert Carbohydrates into Alcohol!

“GOLDFISH and their wild crucian carp relatives can survive for five months without breathing oxygen – and now we know how. The fish carry a set of enzymes that, when oxygen levels drop, helps convert carbohydrates into alcohol that can be released through the gills. For most animals, including humans, a lack of oxygen can be fatal in… Read More

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Sweating, Running & Charging Your Mobile Device!

Research Paper Title Soft, Stretchable, High Power Density Electronic Skin-based Biofuel Cells for Scavenging Energy from Human Sweat. Abstract This article describes the fabrication, characterisation, and real-life application of a soft, stretchable electronic-skin-based biofuel cell (E-BFC) that exhibits an open circuit voltage of 0.5 V and a power density of nearly 1.2 mW cm−2 at… Read More