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2009-10-08 09:05:00

Australian scientists have found that the bacterium Cupriavidus metallidurans catalyses the biomineralization of gold by transforming toxic gold compounds to their metallic form using active cellular mechanism.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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