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Image 1 - Petroleum-eating Mushrooms
2011-12-01 04:49:52

Take a Petri dish containing crude petroleum and it will release a strong odor distinctive of the toxins that make up the fossil fuel. Sprinkle mushroom spores over the Petri dish and let it sit for two weeks in an incubator, and surprise, the petroleum and its smell will disappear.

Image 1 - Researchers Create First Of Its Kind Gene Map Of Sulfate-reducing Bacterium
2011-11-10 04:24:43

Critical genetic secrets of a bacterium that holds potential for removing toxic and radioactive waste from the environment have been revealed in a study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

2011-10-05 19:30:00

Advanced Tools’ New Blog Hosted by Aaron Peacock, PhD, Features Cutting-Edge Information and Commentary on New Groundwater Remediation Technologies and Tools Newtown,

2011-08-25 12:16:55

The role of national governments in ecological or environmental conservation remains contentious the world over.

2011-08-12 12:02:33

Thousands of tonnes of toxic mercury are released into the environment every year.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.