Thursday, November 24, 2016

Bringing silicon to life

A new study is the first to show that living organisms can be persuaded to make silicon-carbon bonds—something only chemists had done before. Scientists have "bred" a bacterial protein to have the ability to make the human-made bonds—a finding that has applications in several industries.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2ftw4s1
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