Going Green

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Cleaning Water With Microbes

Finding the right microbes to solve an important problem...

Nature’s helpers: Using microorganisms to remove toxins from water

In 2002, Bruce Rittmann, PhD, director of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology, received a patent for an innovative way to use nature to lend society a hand. He invented a treatment system, called the membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR), which...(complete article here).

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