Fuel for Thought

Raymond Reichelt forwards this story (no direct link) from New

An enzyme-catalysed battery has been created that could one day run cell phones and laptop computers on shots of vodka.

The key to the device is a new polymer that protects the fragile enzymes used to break down the ethanol fuel, scientists told the American Chemical Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans on Monday.


Vodka: It’s not just for dinner anymore.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member