Science News 2016(English)

Metal Biotechnology Resource recovery using microorganisms

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Running Time : 5minutes

2016 (Japanese edition has been published in May 11, 2016)


Microorganisms adjust to their environments.
Some live in very acidic or alkaline, or even radioactive environments.
There is a study to find ways to use microorganisms' abilities for environmental conservation. It's Metal Biotechnology, a new field of study.


Prof. Mitsuo Yamashita (Sibaura Institute of Technology)