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The broad goal of our project was to engineer s. Odenisis to produce a detectable change in electric current in response to some environmental stimulus. In order to observe such a reaction, our first task was to design an environment capable of housing bacteria and measuring current production.

Solution - Microbial Fuel Cells

Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) are devices that use bacteria as the catalysts to oxidize organic and inorganic matter and generate current <ref></ref>. They have been used by researchers to study the mechanisms involved... The principle behind these devices is to physically separate the oxidation and reduction reactions, creating an electrical path between

1. Motivation Background and context Need and importance Prospective users 2. Design Goal Functional description Specifications (very important) 3. Proposed approach Decomposition into components Component descriptions and approaches (Include alternatives - to overall decomposition and/or components) 4. Resources