Archive: 7/09/2009

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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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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