martes, 22 de noviembre de 2016


Electricity-Eating Microbes
2016-11-18 12:17:57-05
( In the darkness found a mile underground, biophysicist Moh El-Naggar and his graduate student Yamini Jangir traversed a mine’s network of passages in search of a rusty metal pipe. They siphoned some of the pipe’s ancient water, directed it into a vessel, and inserted a variety of electrodes. They hoped the current would lure their prey, a little-studied microbe that can live off pure electricity.

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