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Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao:
Divas jaunas zinātnieces noārda plastmasu ar baktēriju palīdzību

TED2013 · 9:20 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao: Divas jaunas zinātnieces noārda plastmasu ar baktēriju palīdzību
9:20 · Filmed February 2013 at TED2013 · Subtitles available in 31 languages

Tiklīdz kā tā ir radīta, plastmasa (gandrīz) nekad neiet bojā. Mācoties 12.klasē Miranda Vanga un Dženija Jao devās plastmasu noārdītspējīgu baktēriju meklējumos, precīzāk, tādu, kas spētu sadalīt kaitīgu plastmasas sastāvdaļu — ftalātus. Viņas atrada atbildi pārsteidzoši tuvu mājām.

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Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao have identified a new bacteria that breaks down nasty compounds called phthalates, common to flexible plastics and linked to health problems. And they’re still teenagers. Full bio
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