24 Nov '15, 7pm

Swedish "cyborg rose" brings us one step closer to living, breathing power plants

Professor Magnus Berggren, leader of the LOE, hopes the merging of organic electronics and plant science will result in new forms of environmentally sustainable energy – think photosynthesis-based fuel cells. He says, “Now we can really start talking about ‘power plants’ – we can place sensors in plants and use the energy formed in the chlorophyll, produce green antennas, or produce new materials. Everything occurs naturally, and we use the plants’ own very advanced, unique systems.”

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