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2014-06-28 13:20:53

Chlorinated chemicals perform a host of societally useful functions, but they also have a dark side.

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2008-02-28 15:25:00

In 2002, Bruce Rittmann, PhD, director of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology, received a patent for an innovative way to use nature to lend society a hand. He invented a treatment system, called the membrane biofilm reactor (MBfR), which uses naturally occurring microorganisms to remove contaminants from water.

2007-10-02 09:00:34

By Low, Adrian Schleheck, David; Khou, Muoi; Aagaard, Vibeke; Et al ABSTRACT Environments contaminated with mixtures of chlorinated hydrocarbons represent a formidable challenge for bioremediation because biodegradation of all components of the mixture must be demonstrated.

2007-02-02 18:00:51

By Sahl, Jason W; Munakata-Marr, Junko; Crimi, Mic

2007-01-11 03:00:15

By Jones, Elizabeth J P; Voytek, Mary A; Lorah, Michelle M; Kirshtein, Julie D ABSTRACT Mixed cultures capable of dechlorinating chlorinated ethanes and ethenes were enriched from contaminated wetland sediment at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Maryland.


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