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Damian Palin: L'exploitation de minéraux à partir d'eau de mer

TED2012 · 3:01 · Filmed Feb 2012
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Le monde a besoin d'eau potable, et nous la tirons de plus en plus des océans, et nous la buvons après l'avoir dessalée. Mais que faire de la saumure salée qui reste ? Au cours de cette courte et intrigante conférence, le TED Fellow Damien Palin propose une idée: en extraire d'autres minéraux dont nous avons besoin, avec l'aide de quelques bactéries collaboratives et grignoteuses de métal.

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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