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"Spacesuit" Protects Adventuring Microbes

News   Oct 02, 2018

 
"Spacesuit" Protects Adventuring Microbes

A 2D MOF wraps around the bacteria to form a soft cloak that expands as the bacteria grow and split. The MOF protects them from oxygen, the reverse of a spacesuit, which protects astronauts from the airlessness of space. Credit: Peidong Yang lab, UC Berkeley.

 
 
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