Chemical& Engineering News - Gilded bacteria
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Chemical engineers at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, have designed and fabricated a humidity sensor made from living bacteria and gold nanoparticles (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 6668) Vikas Berry and Ravi F. Saraf prepared the hybrid nanoelectronic device by depositing gram-positive bacteria on a silicon substrate with lines of gold electrodes.