News tagged with uranium

Microbes that immobilize

Using a model organism isolated from a uranium seep of the Columbia River, scientists recently quantified how extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) in subsurface environments can be used to immobilize heavy ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Environment
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Where Did the Uranium Go?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Uranium's migration through the soil depends on groundwater's chemical composition, according to a recent study by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Scientists showed that uraniumattached ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Environment
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Using waste to recover waste uranium

Using bacteria and inositol phosphate, a chemical analogue of a cheap waste material from plants, researchers at Birmingham University have recovered uranium from the polluted waters from uranium mines. The same technology ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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