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January 2, 2010

Spin!

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1262476746 ) Play

These microscopic gears, which were in news recently, spin with the help of something. What?

Cracked by: dheeraj , varuns88 , Dibyo , madhur , udupendra , shenoyvarun86 , Gurupad , Aditya , anurag , shrik , krudebox , tete80 , p vs np , Logik , Ananth , Rogi , Raghuvansh , Ps , Higgers , RahulN , Thejas V R , Chinmaya U.Holla , adiS , sidsen and Mo

Answer:

Swimming Bacteria spin these gears!


26 Responses to “Spin!”

  1. dheeraj

    Bacteria (Bacillus subtilis) are used to turn the gears.
    The swimming action of millions of bacteria is used to turn the gears….


  2. Rogi
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    swimming bacteria


  3. Raghuvansh
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    Bacteria. Not to be confused with the Asterix character


  4. varuns88
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    Bacillus subtilis


  5. Dibyo
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    Bacillus subtilis has been taught by scientists at Argonne National Laboratory to spin little gears that weigh one million times more than the bacteria themselves – and this has some sort of energy applications


  6. madhur
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    Bacteria


  7. udupendra
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    Bacteria – Bacillus subtilis


  8. Ps

    bacteria…(Bacillus subtilis or so the articles sez)

    http://www.engadget.com/2009/1.....could-mak/


  9. Higgers

    Bacteria


  10. RahulN

    These are gears spun by bacteria


  11. The bacteria Bacillus subtilis


  12. Bacteria


  13. Bacteria. Bacillus Subtilis


  14. Bacteria spin these gears. More specifically, the bacteria are Bacillus subtilis


  15. anurag

    Swimming Bacteria


  16. shrik
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    Bacteria answering to Bacillus subtilis.


  17. Chinmaya U.Holla
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    Swimming bacteria?


  18. krudebox
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    Bacteria.


  19. tete80

    Bacillus subtilis bacteria.


  20. Bacteria (Bacillus subtilis); Work done at the Argonne National Laboratory

    Cool stuff!


  21. Logik
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    Bacillus subtilis


  22. adiS

    a bacteria by the name of Bacillus subtilis


  23. Ananth
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    bacteria


  24. sidsen
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    bacteria


  25. sidsen
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    ok i might have already said it but since it is not showing up, i’ll say it again – bacteria


  26. Mo

    Bacteria


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