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The microbial hydrocarbon diet

Bioremediation of industrial sites and petrochemical spillages often involves finding microbes that can gorge themselves on the toxic chemicals. This leaves behind a non-toxic residue or mineralized material. Writing in the ...

dateJun 11, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Fracking may affect air quality and human health

People living or working near active natural gas wells may be exposed to certain pollutants at higher levels than the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for lifetime exposure, according to scientists from Oregon ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Environment
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