Aliens Among Us

Bacteria that can eat sewer waste and produce electricity.

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Bacteria that can create electrically conductive nanowires to transfer energy from one cell to another.

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Bacteria that breathe metal or bacterial strains that can live on electrons alone.

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These are just a few of the recent discoveries that are examined in this astounding article in this month’s Popular Science.

It’s far too complex for me to explain with a few pulled quotes and illustrations so I recommend perusing it in its entirety it here:
http://www.popsci.com/have-we-found-alien-life

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