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The latest dirt on technology: River germs could run computers

Geobacter bacteria with the long, hair-like pili that are capable of conducting electricity. Geobacter bacteria with the long, hair-like pili that are capable of conducting electricity. (gemma reguera and dale callaham)
By J.M. Berger
Globe Correspondent / February 12, 2007

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The next big development in computer technology may be growing in the muck of a nearby riverbed. (Full article: 501 words)

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