Thursday, July 17, 2014

Electricity-Eating Bacteria Are Real and More Common Than We Thought

Source: http://gizmodo.com/electricity-eating-bacteria-are-real-and-more-common-th-1606910533

In the extreme world of bacteria, stunts such as living in hot springs or without oxygen are, like, totally unimpressive. But then there are bacteria that live off electricity, feeding directly on naked electrons. Even more surprisingly, scientists are finding that these bacteria are not even that rare.

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