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Powered by food (waste): Virginia Tech researchers discover potential method to convert food waste into batteries

As the world works toward economically and environmentally friendly ways to power these devices, two Virginia Tech researchers investigate how food waste and its associated biomass can be converted into rechargeable batteries.

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Since 1968, the Department of Food Science & Technology has been a leader in contributing to food quality, safety, marketability and availability through excellence in teaching, research and extension. Our nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs prepare students for exciting and satisfying careers in industry, government and academia. We invite you to explore our site and learn about the food science program at Virginia Tech.


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