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    Methylene Blue (MB) May Allow Creating Near-perfect (redox) Batteries

    Interesting study on using the redox properties of MB as a way to store electrons and then extract them as needed - i.e. the primary mechanism behind any modern battery. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/celc.201801097 This bright blue dye is found in fabric: Could it also power...
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    The Discovery Of Organisms (bacteria) That Use Pure Electricity As Food

    Ray has written often about the idea of life being a kind of electron filter between the two electrodes of a battery. While many people will agree that in principles we are all electronic machines that depend on electrons derived from chemicals (food) for survival, up until now life forms that...