Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao:
Dve mlade naučnice uništavaju plastiku pomoću bakterija

TED2013 · 9:20 · Filmed Feb 2013
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Jednom stvorena, plastika (gotovo) nikada ne umire. Kao učenice završne godine srednje škole, Miranda Veng i Dženi Jao krenule su u potragu za novim bakterijama koje bi razgradile plastiku - posebno uništavanjem ftalata, opasnog plastifikatora. Odgovor su pronašle iznenađujuće blizu svojih domova.

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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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