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York University Masterminds Win Gold For New Battery Idea

University of York

7:55am 10th November 2013
(Updated 8:13am 10th November 2013)

We all take batteries for granted - but according to fourteen young scientists from the University of York, that may not be such a bad thing.

The Biology and Chemistry students worked over summer on the development of a battery that's powered by something we find in every day life - bacteria.

Their ingenuity took eight of them all they way to iGEM - the International Genetically Engineered Machines competition - where a Gold medal awaited them. 

It's the first time the University of York has entered the contest, and team member Caroline Pearson was elated with the prize.

The undergraduate said: "It was really interesting to see the idea develop, from the original brainstorming sessions to the final outcome. iGEM's a great opportunity to improve your confidence in sharing ideas and voicing your opinion."

The University of York recently celebrated its 50th birthday - and the Gold medal made the celebrations even more memorable.

 

 

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