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Bacteria could clean uranium-impacted groundwater

A strain of bacteria that 'breathes' uranium could be deployed to clean polluted groundwater at sites contaminated by uranium ore processing, a Rutgers University study has found

Nadav Shemer
Sign at shuttered uranium mill in Rifle warns onlookers (Bill Gillette, U.S. National Archives and Records Admin.)

Sign at shuttered uranium mill in Rifle warns onlookers (Bill Gillette, U.S. National Archives and Records Admin.)

Rutgers scientists and collaborators from the US Department of Energy discovered the bacteria in soil at an old uranium ore mill in Rifle, Colorado.  The discovery is the first known instance where scientists...

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