Microbial fuel cells: Scalability and their use in robotics

Greenman, J., Ieropoulos, I. and Melhuish, C. (2011) Microbial fuel cells: Scalability and their use in robotics. In: Eliaz, N., ed. (2011) Applications of Electrochemistry and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine I. Springer, pp. 239-290. ISBN 978-1-4614-0346-3 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/22251

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0347-0_3


This is probably the first written and relatively accurate description of microorganisms, made by the Roman scholar Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 B.C.). It was then Anthony van Leeuwenhoek (ca. 1677) who, for the first time, observed little animals under his version of the microscope (a collection of powerful magnifying glasses), and who in a letter to the Royal Society (1683) gave for the first time a description of dental plaque as the first example of what we would now term a microbial biofilm.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:electrochemistry, nanotechnology, biomedicine general
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology
ID Code:22251
Deposited By: L. Brock
Deposited On:07 Jan 2014 17:19
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 18:41

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