TITLE

Mining with microbes

AUTHOR(S)
Merson, J.
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/4/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1802, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates how the metal industry is using bacteria to extract metals from low-grade ores. The new discipline is known as biohydrometallurgy; How it is being used to extract copper; The environmental benefits of this technique.
ACCESSION #
9202031429

 

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