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Light-harvesting bacteria infused with nanoparticles can produce electricity in a "living photovoltaic". Credit: Giulia Fattorini

Nanotubes illuminate the way to living photovoltaics

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Scientists at EPFL have gotten bacteria to spontaneously take up fluorescent carbon nanotubes for the first time. The breakthrough unlocks new biotechnology applications for prokaryotes, such as near-infrared bacteria tracking and “living photovoltaics” – devices that generate energy using light-harvesting bacteria.


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ISIC Seminars

Organized jointly by Professors Nicolai Cramer, Jieping Zhu and Jerome Waser, the seminars usually take place on Wednesday at 17:15. Unless indicated otherwise, the lecture takes place in BCH 2218.

The Physical Chemistry Seminar Series at ISIC.
Unless it is otherwise specified, the seminars take place on Thursday at 17:15 in BCH 2201.

The seminar series “Chemical Engineering and Energy Seminars ” is organized by Prof. Wendy Queen & Prof. Jeremy Luterbacher and take place on Friday at 16:15.

The Chemical Biology Seminars Series is Organized by Prof. Christian Heinis, Prof. Beat Fierz and Prof. Yimon Aye. It takes place every Tuesday at 16:15 unless otherwise indicated.

The Machine Learning Seminars are organized by Prof. Berend Smit, Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf and Prof. Jiri Vanicek, the seminars usually take place on Tuesdays at 15:15. Unless indicated otherwise, the lecture takes place on Zoom.


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