Great Moments In Science - with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine

From the ground breaking and life saving to the wacky and implausible, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki reveals some of the best moments in science.


Electric motors in bacteria (part 2)

August 30th, 2016

Episode 115 of 147 episodes

Dr Karl Kruszelnickiis fascinated by how bacteria rotate theirflagellum counter-clockwise, much like a manmade electric motor. But unlike the motors that humans make, this dynamic microscopic molecular machine is constantly being rebuilt and reconfigured on the run.

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