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2nd law of thermodynamics states that the overall entropy of the universe cannot decrease at any time. This can also be stated as the fact that the universe naturally falls towards the lowest energy state, or equilibrium. This becomes important in metabolic reactions. Reactions which seem to increase the state of energy, or perhaps the 'order' of the ...


What I was looking for is called a "Microbial Fuel Cell":


As tax money is no longer available for you payments, entropy is the tax of nature in that it is the energy taken (leaked) from your system, be it supplied or produced, that is no longer available for work. You have to pay the tax (entropy) for every activity involving energy (money) other wise your activity will not be possible. If your activity involves ...

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