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        Putting Bacteria to Work

        Find out how bacteria are working for humans in all kinds of ways in this interactive slideshow from NOVA scienceNOW. Eleven slides describe current and future applications of bacteria in science, medicine, and other industries. Examples include fermenting foods, combatting pests, making lumber, aiding medicine, serving science, advancing nanotechnology, powering fuel cells, producing biofuels, cleaning oil spills, eating waste, and mining minerals.

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