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Bioremediation

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Bioremediation

Bioremediation

Bioremediation

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Scientists have sequenced the genome of a bacterium that can mop up radioactive metals in ground water. This hour, we'll talk about bioremediation — using microbes to clean up hazardous waste.

Barbara Methe
*Collaborative investigator, The Institute for Genomic Research

Derek Lovley
*Distinguished university professor and head, department of microbiology, University of Massachusetts