Scientists Make Advances in Extracting Hydrogen

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Graphic showing how new hydrogen extraction method works. i
Zina Deretsky/National Science Foundation
Graphic showing how new hydrogen extraction method works.
Zina Deretsky/National Science Foundation

Researchers have developed a more efficient way to extract hydrogen from biological materials using a bacterial fuel cell. Bruce Logan, one of the scientists working on the project, discusses the efforts and whether the new method might change the debate over biofuels.


Bruce Logan, director of the Hydrogen Energy Center and professor of environmental engineering at Pennsylvania State University



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