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Professor Michael Strano helps engineer viruses that build lithium-ion batteries

New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices
MIT News Office | April 2, 2009
"...The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art rechargeable batteries being considered to power plug-in hybrid cars..."

Professor Michael Strano

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MIT developing virus powered batteries
APC | April   07,  2009 
"...MIT developing virus powered batteries Scientists at MIT have engineered a virus which is potentially capable of forming a battery which is three..."

Scientists use virus to help build battery
Crave | April   07,  2009
"...Scientists use virus to help build battery Angela Belcher, an MIT professor, holds a display of the battery she helped build via a genetically..."

Viruses could power cars
CBS 47.tv | April   06,  2009 
"...one day power cars and electronic devices. A team from MIT believes the speed and relatively cheap cost of manufacturing virus batteries could..."

Virus Powered Battery
Green Tmcnet.com | April   06,  2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

MIT Researchers Create Virus Battery
Inside Tech | April   06,  2009 
"...MIT Researchers Create Virus Battery Virus battery is expected to last longer than current lithium-ion batteries. - The battery is one of those..."

Scientists use virus to make car battery
Ottawa Citizen Blog | April   06,  2009 
"...for all those "super-bugs" floating around. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken a virus, called M13, and used it..."

Viruses build a better battery
Stuff.co.nz | April   06,  2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

MIT researchers working on Virus powered Batteries
Gadget Insight Blogs | April   06,  2009 
"...MIT researchers working on Virus powered Batteries In a traditional battery, lithium ions flow between a negatively charged anode, usually..."

Boffins build buggy battery
The Inquirer | April   06,  2009 
"...Boffins build buggy battery Virus included MAD SCIENTISTS AT MIT reckon that the batteries of the future will come with bugs built in. The boffins..."

Genetically Modified Viruses to Power Batteries
Techtree.com | April   06,  2009 
"...is to draw more power keeping the battery size small Researchers at the MIT have managed to develop a new technology that could go a long way..."

Boffins build buggy battery
The Inquirer | April   06,  2009 
"...Boffins build buggy battery Virus included MAD SCIENTISTS AT MIT reckon that the batteries of the future will come with bugs built in. The boffins..."

Gene-engineered viruses build a better battery
The Asian Age | April   05,  2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Virus-built battery to power cars, electronics
EE Times India | April   05,  2009 
"...battery to power cars, electronics For the first time, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have demonstrated that they can..."

How Microbes Can Fuel America In The Future
Impact Lab | April   05,  2009 
"...captured, then the process can be carbon neutral. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Angela Belcher and colleagues are adopting viruses as..."

MIT designs viruses that can build batteries
IT News | April   05,  2009 
"...MIT designs viruses that can build batteries Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have genetically engineered viruses to build..."

Virus Power
Chemical And Engineering News | April   05,  2009 
"...bacteria. Using an environmentally benign process, scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Korea Advanced Institute of Science..."

New batteries could run on a virus
Wotnews | April   05,  2009 
"...New batteries could run on a virus Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a prototype battery that runs on a..."

MIT designs viruses that can build batteries
What PC | April   04,  2009 
"...MIT designs viruses that can build batteries New process makes green power sources Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have..."

How Microbes Can Power America’s Future
After Downing Street | April   04,  2009 
"...captured, then the process can be carbon neutral. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Angela Belcher and colleagues are adopting viruses as..."

MIT Researchers Coax Virus to Create Better Lithium Battery
EV World | April   04,  2009 
"...MIT Researchers Coax Virus to Create Better Lithium Battery Source: Daily Tech Class: SYNDICATED NEWS SYNOPSIS: The battery could be produced..."

Batteries 'to run on a virus'
News24.com | April   04,  2009 
"...'to run on a virus' New York - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a prototype battery that runs on a virus-infecting..."

MIT uses virus to build better battery
Tech Blorge | April   04,  2009 
"...MIT uses virus to build better battery Gene-splicing Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have built a longer-lasting lithium battery..."

Scientists use virus to build a better battery
Technoworldinc.com | April   04,  2009 
"...better battery Scientists use virus to build a better battery Scientists at MIT have demonstrated how a genetically modified "real" virus can be..."

Next-Gen Batteries Could Be Made From Viruses
Switched | April   04,  2009 
"...real, bacteria-eating viruses. For the first time, researchers at MIT recently used these little guys to build the world's first..."

Special Viruses Recharge Batteries
PCWorld | April   04,  2009 
"...Special Viruses Recharge Batteries MIT researchers say they've combined nanotechnology with genetically engineered viruses to build batteries..."

How microbes can power America’s future
The Christian Science Monitor | April   03,  2009 
"...captured, then the process can be carbon neutral. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Angela Belcher and colleagues are adopting viruses as..."

MIT designs viruses that can build batteries
Active Home | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT designs viruses that can build batteries New process makes green power sources Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have..."

MIT team touts sci-fi style "virus battery"
BusinessGreen.com | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT team touts sci-fi style "virus battery" Is there a GM campaign against Franken-batteries in the offing? It might sound like something out..."

MIT Researchers Create Virus Battery
Daily Tech | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT Researchers Create Virus Battery Virus battery is expected to last longer than current lithium-ion batteries The battery is one of those..."

New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices
Environmental Expert | April   03,  2009 
"...battery could power cars, electronic devices For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the..."

Gene-Engineered Viruses Build a Better Battery
eWeek | April   03,  2009 
"...Gene-Engineered Viruses Build a Better Battery MIT researchers have trained a tiny virus to do their bidding, and now that virus is seen as a..."

Virus-Powered Car Batteries
Global Intellect | April   03,  2009 
"...the growing need for high-functioning rechargeable batteries, scientists at MIT came up with virus-powered versions, a remarkable idea that may..."

Gene-engineered viruses build eco battery
IT Pro | April   03,  2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Batteries made of viruses can power cellphones to cars
Knoxville Times | April   03,  2009 
"...Batteries made of viruses can power cellphones to cars MIT researchers are relying on viruses to build futuristic low cost batteries that will..."

Viruses coat themselves with iron to make a cathode
R & D | April   03,  2009 
"...make a cathode April 3, 2009 For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively..."

MIT virus battery could power cars
Small Times Media | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT virus battery could power cars : For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively..."

Batteries made by GM viruses
TCE Today | April   03,  2009 
"...Batteries made by GM viruses Batteries could one day power cars MIT scientists have discovered a way of making the positively- and negatively-charged..."

Virus Power: MIT completes nanomachine battery
Tech Blog Plus | April   03,  2009 
"...Virus Power: MIT completes nanomachine battery Using engineered viruses, MIT researchers have created a "living" battery."

MIT's virus-battery capable of three times more power
TG Daily | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT's virus-battery capable of three times more power Cambridge (MA) - Scientists at MIT have managed to engineer a virus which could potentially..."

Virus Used To Strengthen Lithium Batteries
The Post Chronicle | April   03,  2009 
"...Technology. The Korean scientists, working with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, manipulated the genes of the virus to..."

Engineered viruses build better battery
Times Colonist | April   03,  2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

MIT Scientists Create Virus-Based Battery
Tom's Guide | April   03,  2009 
"...MIT Scientists Create Virus-Based Battery MIT researchers have gone and done something interesting: genetically engineer viruses to build a new..."

Scientists use virus to help build battery
ZDNet UK | April   03,  2009 
"...Scientists use virus to help build battery Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have demonstrated how a genetically modified virus..."

Virus battery could ‘power cars’
Sociolingo's Africa - Blog | April   03,  2009 
"...powerful enough to be able to be used in a car battery. The team from MIT in the US is now working on higher power batteries. The virus is a so-called..."

Virus battery could 'power cars'
BBC News | April 02, 2009 
"...enough to be able to be used in a car battery." The team from MIT in the US is now working on higher power batteries. Scientists at MIT used the..."

GM viruses build a better battery
ABC Science Online | April 03, 2009 
"...and powerful lithium battery, say US researchers. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) modified two genes in a virus..."

New Virus-built Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices
CDR Information | April 03, 2009 
"...Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the..."

MIT Virus Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices
Cellular News | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT Virus Battery Could Power Cars, Electronic Devices For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to..."

MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices
Checkbiotech | April 03, 2009 
"...MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices CAMBRIDGE, Mass - For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically..."

MIT researchers make virus battery
China.com | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT researchers make virus battery Big Normal Small ] Comment WASHINGTON, April 2 (Xinhua) -- For the first time, MIT researchers have shown..."

MIT: Batteries built with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices
Computerworld | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT: Batteries built with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices Lithium-ion batteries use genetically engineered viruses and carbon nanotubes..."

Viruses Could Power Electronic Devices: MIT
EFY Times | April 03, 2009 
"...Viruses Could Power Electronic Devices: MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have revealed that they can genetically..."

Virus turns into battery charger
Financial Times - Asian | April 02, 2009 
"...stranger-than-fiction feat has been achieved by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who persuaded the virus to coat itself..."

A Battery Made From Bugs
Green Social Tech | April 02, 2009 
"...Battery Made From Bugs Microbe queen Angela Belcher and a team of MIT researchers have devised a battery in which viruses built the cathode and..."

Virus builds both ends of battery
IEE - Information Professional Sector News | April 03, 2009 
"...Virus builds both ends of battery MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively..."

Scientists develop 'virus-based' rechargeable battery technology
Korea Herald | April 03, 2009 
"...batteries using a harmless virus, according to Yonhap News Agency. The MIT team led by Angela Belcher and made up of South Korean graduate students..."

MIT researchers make virus battery
Mathaba | April 03, 2009 
"...MIT researchers make virus battery The new virus-produced batteries have the same energy capacity and power performance as state-of-the-art rechargeable..."

"New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices"
Nanotechnology Now | April 02, 2009 
"...cars, electronic devices" Abstract: For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively..."

New virus-built battery could power cars, electronic devices
Nano TechWire | April 02, 2009 
"...battery could power cars, electronic devices For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the..."

Genetically engineered virus battery to power cars and electronics
Nano Werk | April 02, 2009 
"...cars and electronics (Nanowerk News) For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively..."

MIT: Batteries with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices
Network World | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT: Batteries with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices Lithium-ion batteries use genetically engineered viruses and carbon nanotubes MIT..."

Virus battery could 'power cars'
Newstin | April 02, 2009 
"...enough to be able to be used in a car battery." The team from MIT in the US is now working on higher power batteries. Scientists at MIT used the..."

Future eco-batteries could be made entirely out of liquid metal
PC Authority | April 02, 2009 
"...storage, as wind and solar electricity generation become more prevalent. MIT researchers are working on a method of creaing the batteries which would..."

Viruses build next-gen batteries
PC Pro | April 03, 2009 
"...could pave the way to more efficient and powerful electronic devices. MIT scientists changed two genes in the M13 virus which led it to build..."

Gene-Engineered Viruses Build A Better Battery
Planet ARK | April 02, 2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

New Virus-Produced Batteries have Same Energy Capacity as State-of-the-Art Rechargeable Batteries
redtram (ENG) | April 03, 2009 
"...State-of-the-Art Rechargeable Batteries For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively..."

MIT harnesses viruses to print 'green' batteries
redtram (ENG) | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT harnesses viruses to print 'green' batteries Viruses can be used to assemble tiny batteries that can then be printed on plastic films, Massachusetts..."

Gene-engineered viruses build a better battery
SANDY POST | April 03, 2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Gene - engineered viruses build a better battery
SBS World News Australia | April 02, 2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Battery built from GM viruses
Science a GoGo | April 02, 2009 
"...Battery built from GM viruses Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have genetically engineered viruses to build both the positively..."

Viruses could power devices
Science News | April 02, 2009 
"...temperatures, says Angela Belcher, a materials scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and a study coauthor. Lithium..."

Sick power: viral batteries closer to energizing hybrid cars, cell phones
Scientific American Blog | April 02, 2009 
"...hybrids to produce power. But that may soon change. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T) report in Science today..."

Virus can power cars, gadgets
The Financial Express | April 02, 2009 
"...power cars and electronic gadgets. A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed that it can genetically engineer viruses..."

Gene - Engineered Viruses Build A Better Battery - NYTimes.com
The New York Times | April 02, 2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Gene-Engineered Viruses Build A Better Battery
The Post Chronicle | April 03, 2009 
"...friendly than current battery technologies, said Angela Belcher, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology materials scientist who led the research. "It..."

Viruses Could Power Cars, Electronic Gadgets
The Statesman | April 02, 2009 
"...power cars and electronic gadgets too. A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has shown that it can genetically engineer viruses..."

Genetically tweaked viruses can power cars
The Times Of India | April 02, 2009 
"...power cars and electronic gadgets. A team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has revealed that it can genetically engineer viruses..."

MIT: Batteries built with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices
Topix.Net | April 03, 2009 
"...MIT: Batteries built with viruses, nanotech to power cars, devices MIT researchers say they've combined nanotechnology with genetically engineered..."

MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices
Topix.Net | April 02, 2009 
"...MIT virus battery could power cars, electronic devices For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to..."

MIT researchers develop futuristic low cost “Virus Batteries”
Top News.in | April 03, 2009 
"...MIT researchers develop futuristic low cost Virus Batteries You could be using virus batteries to power your cars, cell phones, or other electronic..."

Scientists develop 'virus-based' rechargeable battery technology
Yonhap News | April 02, 2009 
"...can make next generation rechargeable batteries using a harmless virus. The MIT team led by Angela Belcher and made up of South Korean graduate..."