Damian Palin:
Damian Palin: Menambang mineral dari air laut

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Dunia memerlukan air bersih, dan kita semakin banyak mengambilnya dari lautan dengan mendesalinasinya dan meminumnya. Namun apa yang harus dilakukan dengan sisa larutan garam pekat yang dihasilkan? Dalam presentasi singkat yang menarik ini, TED Fellow Damian Palin mengajukan satu usulan: Menambangnya untuk mengambil mineral yang kita perlukan dengan bantuan beberapa bakteri pemakan logam.

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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