Researchers show bacteria use natural materials to transfer electrons

first_imgGeobacter grows on an electrode. The bacteria feeds on electrons, enabling it to “breathe in” carbon dioxide and “exhale” fuels. Image credit: UMass, Geobacter.org. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Researchers discover how bacteria can immobilize uranium Journal information: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Explore further Citation: Researchers show bacteria use natural materials to transfer electrons (2012, June 6) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2012-06-bacteria-natural-materials-electrons.htmllast_img