Contact: Aditi Risbud
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Caption: Berkeley Lab researchers Heather Jensen (left) and Caroline Ajo-Franklin have designed an electrical link to living cells engineered to shuttle electrons across a cell's membrane to an external acceptor. This direct channel could yield cells that can read and respond to electronic signals.
Credit: Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, Berkeley Lab Public Affairs
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