Electricity-conducting bacteria yield secret to tiny batteries, big medical advances (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption UVA's Edward H. Egelman, PhD: 'We can now imagine the miniaturization of many electronic devices generated by bacteria, which is pretty amazing.' Credit Dan Addison | University of Virginia Usage Restrictions May be used to accompany news coverage of the nanowire discovery. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health System. Share Print E-Mail 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.