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Damian Palin: Extracción de minerales del agua de mar

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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El mundo necesita agua potable y la obtenemos cada vez más de los océanos y la bebemos después de desalinizarla. ¿Pero qué se hace con la salmuera que queda? En esta breve e interesante charla, el TED Fellow Damian Palin propone una idea: la extracción de otros minerales que necesitamos, con la ayuda de unas bacterias colaboradoras que se alimentan de metales.

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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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