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Electrically Conducting Bacteria Important For Energy, Environment And Technology
2013-11-13 10:52:15

Tiny electrical wires protrude from some bacteria and contribute to rock and dirt formation.

2011-07-25 23:32:24

Jacinta Conrad, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston, likens her research into how bacteria move to "tracking bright spots on a dark background."

2011-06-03 13:14:54

One in three women will be faced at least once in her life with cystitis, for some the start of a constantly recurring infection.

2010-10-23 01:42:40

'Walking' bacteria, kidney stones addressed in junior faculty members' health-related work.

2010-05-19 09:44:09

When the forces of evolution took over an experimental strain of bacteria, it derailed an experiment Duke and NC State researchers thought they were conducting, but led to something much more profound instead.

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2010-01-04 10:56:54

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered that a single atom – a calcium, in fact – can control how bacteria walk.

2009-09-07 08:07:19

Bacteria that generate significant amounts of electricity could be used in microbial fuel cells to provide power in remote environments or to convert waste to electricity.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.