05 Dec '11, 5pm

Bacteria, Not Electricity, Powers This Light Bulb

This futuristic combination of glass, steel and bioluminescent bacteria could be the future of home lighting. Photo: Philips Find your local recycling solution for light bulbs We’ve all heard of energy efficient lighting, but how about lighting that requires no electricity at all? Dutch electronics company Philips is testing a futuristic lighting technology powered solely by recycled household waste and live bacterial culture. While inviting bacteria into your home may sound a little icky, the company’s “bio-light” harnesses the power of microorganisms to provide soft, cozy lighting for any room of the house without using a watt of electricity – making the whole idea sound more green than gross. The test probe is comprised of a wall of glass cells containing bioluminescent bacteria that naturally produce light in a manner similar to fireflies. The bacteria cast a warm gree...

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