Tag Archive: Bacteria

Feb 11 2013

‘Bacteria eats poison and poops out gold!’ Really? Yep.

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We have heard that Bacteria Produces 24-Karat Gold From Toxic Chemicals. Now we know how bacteria changes ions into solid gold. Is it possible? Yes, it is. The bacteria is called Delftia acidovorans, and it turns out that its King Midas-like conversion is part of a self-defense mechanism. Gold ions dissolved in water are toxic, …

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