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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

 Background and context

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

Design Goal

 Functional description


 Decomposition into components
 Component descriptions and approaches