Damian Palin:
Damian Palin: Extraindo minerais da água do mar

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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O mundo precisa de água limpa e, mais e mais, nós a estamos retirando dos oceanos, removendo seus sais e bebendo-a. Mas o que fazer com a salmoura, o resíduo que é deixado para trás nesse processo? Nesta pequena e intrigante palestra, o TED Fellow Damian Palin propõe uma idéia: Minerar a salmoura para extrair outros minerais que precisamos, com a ajuda de algumas colaborativas bactérias comedoras de metal.

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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