CU Boulder explores biomining in space

CU Boulder explores biomining in space

Researchers at CU Boulder have received a grant to investigate biomining in space

Exploration

05 AUGUST 2019
BRAIN paves the way for low-impact copper production

BRAIN paves the way for low-impact copper production

Nearly the entire copper content has been extracted from shale deposits by harnessing micro-organisms...

Chemicals / Reagents

31 OCTOBER 2017
Tailings research breakthrough

Tailings research breakthrough

Researchers at UCB have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage

Bacteria to replace processing chemicals

Bacteria to replace processing chemicals

New processing methods are currently under development at Flinders University

Chemicals / Reagents

08 AUGUST 2016
Harvard research finds clean way to extract rare earths

Harvard research finds clean way to extract rare earths

Researchers from Harvard may have found a clean alternative to processing rare-earth metals

Industrial minerals

21 JUNE 2016
Bacteria could clean uranium-impacted groundwater

Bacteria could clean uranium-impacted groundwater

Rutgers scientists discover new strain of uranium-breathing bacteria

Natural resources

17 JUNE 2015