Thursday, October 14, 2010

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 16 - Capturing Costly Catalysts

This episode: Using bacteria to recover precious metals like palladium!

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Show notes:
News story/Journal paper

Other interesting stories:
**Virus could fight malaria without resistance to it evolving
**A while ago, microbes made life possible in barren oceans
**The oil spill might actually be degraded quickly, thanks to newly discovered microbes
**Using nanotech to manipulate light to help algae grow to produce biofuels
**Giving fungus sunscreen to help it fight crop-eating insects

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