Wired Bacteria Form Nature’s Power Grid: ‘We Have an Electric Planet’

Electroactive bacteria were running current through “wires” long before humans learned the trick

At three o’clock in the afternoon on September 4, 1882, the electrical age began. The Edison Illuminating Company switched on…

Full text: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/science/bacteria-microbes-electricity.html

Author

Carl Zimmer

Source

The New York Times, 2019-07-01.

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Aarhus University
Cornell University (USA)
University of Pittsburgh
US Naval Research Laboratory

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