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Gold Bacteria

Bacteria That Poops Gold

Posted 04.07.2013 | Weird News

Scientists have discovered a bacteria that poops gold. From Slate: This microbial magician, named Cupriavidus metallidurans, when placed in a mi...

Bizarre Bugs Turn Waste Into Precious Metal

| Posted 02.04.2013 | Science

By Robert F. Service If Fritz Haber were alive today, he'd undoubtedly be scrambling to get his hands on some delftibactin, the molecule pictured a...

Eureka! Bacteria Make Gold Nuggets

news.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Gold nuggets are often the creations of bacterial biofilms, say Australian researchers who have demonstrated the process and even identified the bacte...