Shewanella by EMSL on Flickr.
At the Department of Energy’s EMSL, a scanning electron micrograph shows Shewanella putrefaciens CN32 cells on the surface of hematite particles. CN32 is a metal-reducing bacterium important for cycling of carbon and metals in the environment. It has potential applications for bioremediating metals and radionuclides.
False color was added to these images after they were taken.