PDA

View Full Version : Gold forming Bacteria



thoth
12-01-2014, 07:04 PM
https://www.nexusmagazine.com/products/downloads/individual-articles-downloads/volume-22-article-downloads/vol-22-no-1-downloads/science-news-2201-detail

There is an interesting article in this months Nexus magazine about research in The national chemical institute in India (Pune I think)

It talks about research into bacteria (Cupriavidus metallidurans) & fungi which can precipitate Gold.

also
http://www.nature.com/news/gold-digging-bacterium-makes-precious-particles-1.12352

Could be quite an interesting line of resarch .......