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 Bateria neutralize hazardous chemical2002-11-13 23:36
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Researchers have found that a microbe found in the mud of the Hudson River is capable of neutralizing the hazardous industrial chemical TCA (trichloroethane), which pollutes groundwater in many places. The microbe lives without oxygen and actually requires TCA in order to thrive.

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14 Nov 2002 @ 13:44 by sharie : Pollution transformed

Nature is smart.  

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