My dream: to be able to drive a virus-powered car.

Angela Belcher

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“Using Nature to Grow Batteries.” TEDxCaltech. Jan. 2011. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Using Nature to Grow Batteries." TEDxCaltech. Jan. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from biological engineer Angela Belcher's 2011 TED Talk about harnessing natural resources and biological materials -- such as sunlight and microorganisms -- and using them to make items like batteries and fuels. This quote means that her dream for the future is to live in a world where we can use natural materials such as viruses to replace traditional, polluting forms of energy, such as gasoline. Watch the full TED Talk here: Angela Belcher - Using Nature to Grow Batteries