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The first light bulb that is alive

29/11/2011


Created with bacteria, could be used as ambient lighting, and as signage systems and emergency exits.

Generate light without using electricity may seem like a utopia, but biology has an answer to this challenge through bioluminescence. The trick is to take it so that it becomes a viable and environmentally friendly. Philips has begun to explore a concept based bioluz fed by methane bacteria. Its applications could reach many low-light environments, from theaters and clubs to signaling systems and emergency exits.

http://www.abc.es/20111129/ciencia/abci-primera-bombilla-esta-viva-201111291009.html

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