Anaerobic microbial iron corrosion due to conductive pili

Iron is well-known for rusting, but this doesn't just happen on contact with oxygen and water. Some bacteria are also able to decompose iron anaerobically in a process referred to as electrobiocorrosion.

River deltas: Valuable and under threat

The livelihoods of millions of people who live in river deltas, among the world's most productive lands, are at risk. Created where large rivers meet the ocean and deposit their natural sediment load, river deltas are often ...

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