Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Bio-Bulb is a biodegradable, self powering organic light source. The product uses, Vibrio fischeri a type of bio-luminescent bacteria, to produce an organic renewable light source.

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Each bulb is spherical and can be aggregated to produces different types of lighting. When the bacteria deplete the nutrients in the bulb they die off and the biopolymer shell is disposed of. Each bulb is fully biodegradable.

Image credits: Virginia Tech Photo: Petri dish containing
luminescent bacteria