Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao

Miranda Vanga un Dženija Jao: Divas jaunas zinātnieces noārda plastmasu ar baktēriju palīdzību

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

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Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao · Science fair winners

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.

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.