Gallery: Vanderbilt University Students Create Green Spinach Solar Cell...

 

Everyone knows that Popeye got his strength from spinach, but a team of researchers at Vanderbilt University believe we harness certain properties from spinach in order to generate electricity. The team has developed a technique to combine the photosynthetic protein that converts light into electrochemical energy in spinach with silicon, the material used in solar cells in order to create “biohybrid” solar cells.

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  1. James McElroy September 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    We are a team of utility/energy/food technology specialists with an interests in your research. Thank you. James McElroy

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