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Damian Palin:
Damian Palin: Mineralien aus Meerwasser fördern

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Damian Palin: Damian Palin: Mineralien aus Meerwasser fördern
3:01 · Filmed February 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 39 languages

Die Welt braucht sauberes Wasser. Immer mehr davon gewinnen wir aus den Ozeanen, wir entsalzen es, trinken es. Aber was tun mit der salzigen Lösung, die als Rückstand bleibt? In diesem faszinierenden Kurzvortrag unterbreitet TED Fellow Damian Palin eine Idee: Fördern wir aus dieser Sole andere essentielle Mineralien, mit der Hilfe von metallsammelnden Bakterien.

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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