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

TED2013 · 9:20 · Filmed Feb 2013
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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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