These bacteria clean water while generating electricity

At The Optimist Daily, we know that nature is the leading provider of solutions to human problems. Here’s one more. Across the planet, a lot of water is poisoned with heavy metals. The good news is that there are bacteria who love iron, lead, and mercury. And researchers have now modified these bacteria to increase the energy they produce while breaking down the poisonous metals. The new process can help increase the energy production of waste water plants.

 

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These bacteria clean water while generating electricity

At The Optimist Daily, we know that nature is the leading provider of solutions to human problems. Here’s one more. Across the planet, a lot of water is poisoned with heavy metals. The good news is that there are bacteria who love iron, lead, and mercury. And researchers have now modified these bacteria to increase the energy they produce while breaking down the poisonous metals. The new process can help increase the energy production of waste water plants.

 

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