Bacteria-Powered Engine Breakthrough
The design of a microscopic heat engine that runs on bacterial activity is turning heads in the Indian city of Bengaluru. Operating at over 50% efficiency, this technological breakthrough holds promise for a range of micro-scale applications.
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The team of researchers from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru is headed by Professor Ajay Sood. In an interview with local Indian newspaper, the Deccan Herald, he reported “The principles of heat engine didn’t change in the last 200 years.