Saturday, 27 October 2012

Electrical Bacteria

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Bacteria living in sediments at the bottom of Aarhus Bay in Denmark can exchange electrons with other bacteria as far as 1 centimeter away—the equivalent of 12 miles if the bacteria were the size of people, Wired Science reported. The electrical signals are passed through long strands of the bacteria—a new species of the genus Desulfobulbaceae—that serve as transport cables for the community.

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