August 19, 2014
Bacterial nanowires are really wires, not hairs
By Mary Beckman, published by PNNL RICHLAND, Wash. – Some bacteria shoot out tendrils that conduct electricity. Now, researchers have determined the structure of one variety of bacterial nanowire, and found the wires are distinct from common bacterial hairs that they closely resemble. The results will help scientists understand how bacteria build up or break down […]

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