Engineers Found a Way to Generate Electricity From Thin Air

If it can be scaled up, Air-gen technology could power everything from iPhones to car charging stations

Yasmin Tayag
OneZero

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Image: UMass Amherst/Yao and Lovley Labs

GGreen energy, as far as we’ve implemented it, is at best a shade of greenish-brown — army, perhaps, or olive. Solar farms harness the sun’s renewable energy but require large swaths of land

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Yasmin Tayag
OneZero

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.