Microbial Fuel Cell (image) Office of Naval Research Share Print E-Mail Caption Bart Chadwick, head of the Environmental Sciences Branch of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, checks conditions in laboratory microbial fuel cells. The fuel cells may revolutionize naval energy use by converting decomposed marine organisms into electrical energy, offering a clean, efficient and reliable alternative to batteries and other environmentally harmful fuels. Credit US Navy photo by John F. Williams Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.