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Title: Bacteria turn a tiny gear

Abstract

Thousands of tiny Bacillus subtillis bacteria turn a single gear, just 380 microns across. (A human hair is about 100 microns across.) The method could be used to create micro-machines. Argonne National Laboratory scientist Igor Aronson pioneered this technique. Read more at the New York Times: http://ow.ly/ODfI or at Argonne: http://ow.ly/ODfa Video courtesy Igor Aronson.

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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1045831
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; ANL; BACTERIA; MICROSCOPIC GEARS; HYBRID BIOLOGICAL MACHINES

Citation Formats

Aronson, Igor. Bacteria turn a tiny gear. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Aronson, Igor. Bacteria turn a tiny gear. United States.
Aronson, Igor. Thu . "Bacteria turn a tiny gear". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1045831.
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doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2009},
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