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Metal-loving microbes that could replace chemical.

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Cornell University scientists have characterized the genome of a #metal-loving #bacteria with an affinity for rare earth elements, they paves the way towards replacing the harsh chemical processing of these elements with a benign practice called #biosorption.
#studies #science #greentech #innovation #news
https://www.ecohubmap.com/the-news/metal-loving-microbes-could-replace-chemical/31m5gklnafm5mt




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  • Esther Wanjiku

    35 w

    This is very amusing

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    • Kevin

      35 w

      This is very interesting

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      • George Kariuki

        35 w

        Quite interesting. A sure step in the right direction towards sustainability.

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        • walter lungayi

          35 w

          This is a promising step towards more sustainable practices in industry.

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          • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

            35 w

            The characterization of metal-loving bacteria with an affinity for rare earth elements by Cornell University is a promising development. It opens the door to a more eco-friendly method, called biosorption, that can potentially replace harsh chemical processing, reducing environmental impact. This innovation represents a significant step towards sustainable practices and contributes to the broader effort to combat climate change. #GreenTech #Innovation #ClimateChange #Sustainability

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            • Sarah Chabane

              35 w

              Interesting! I wonder how this could be used in the industry

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              • Joseph Githinji

                35 w

                This is a blessing to our environment, it will go a long way in phasing out use of chemicals in our industries.

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