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A team of Newcastle University scientists in the United Kingdom have found that bacteria in the Earth’s stratosphere can generate enough current to power a lightbulb. This breakthrough might mean that Bacillus stratosphericus, which live 10 to 30 miles above the Earth, could be harnessed in the future to produce a cheap, portable source of green energy.