News tagged with bacteria strains

Keeping your water safe

Although drinking water is monitored more strictly than almost anything, our water supply network is still not immune to accidents, wear and tear or targeted attacks. A one-minute warning system for toxins and other substances ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Engineering
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The Efficacy of Bacteria

( -- Marching to their own drummer. That's what bacteria from different environments do when turning toxic, mobile selenium into a less dangerous, non-mobile form, according to a study led by Dr. Carolyn Pearce. ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Making more efficient fuel cells

Bacteria that generate significant amounts of electricity could be used in microbial fuel cells to provide power in remote environments or to convert waste to electricity. Professor Derek Lovley from the University of Massachusetts, ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Biotechnology
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