Anatomy of a Nanowire (image) DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Caption In this computer reconstruction done at EMSL, multiple Geobacter pilin structures are overlaid on gonorrhea's fiber. Certain aromatic residues (either circled in light red or dangling out like threads) pop out of the fiber and provide insights into electrical conduction. Credit Patrick Reardon/PNNL Usage Restrictions Please credit Reardon/PNNL Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.