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New genetically engineered yeast that could clean up heavy metal pollution

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 19, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jul 18, 2017

A genetically engineered version of the fungus in your bread and beer could help clean up the environment. A team of seven Romanian and Norwegian scientists developed yeast that could clean up heavy metal pollution - and their research revealed the most effective strains are able to soak up 80 percent of metal ions. Related:





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