TITLE

POLLUTANT-EATING BUGS

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2004 Supplement, Vol. 76, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the partnership of the U.S. Department of Energy and human-genome sequencing pioneer J. Craig Venter in January 2004, to genetically engineer microbes that eat fossil-fuel pollution. Possible results of the research.
ACCESSION #
13345846

 

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