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Damian Palin: extracció de minerals a partir d'aigua de mar

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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El món necessita aigua neta y cada vegada més se n'extreu dels oceans, es desalinitza i la consumim. Però què se n'ha de fer de la salmorra que en queda? En aquesta breu i interesant xerrada, el company Damain Palin de TED proposa una idea: extreure de la salmorra els minerals que necessitem amb l'ajuda de bacteris que s'alimenten de metalls.

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Biological miner
Damian Palin is developing a way to use bacteria to biologically "mine" minerals from water — specifically, out of the brine left over from the desalinization process. Full bio

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