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'Space Superbugs,' Slimy Bacteria From Stratosphere, Eyed As New Fuel Cell Power Source

A U.K.-based research team has created a fuel cell that can power a lightbulb, with the aid of a high flying bacteria found in the Earth’s atmosphere. Bacterially-run fuel cells may provide a cheap, portable source of energy for villages without electricity and they're a potential source of green, nearly emissions-free energy for the future.

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