Separating & Purifying Rare-Earth Elements with Microorganisms

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 11:00:26 +0000

Using naturally occurring and engineered proteins and bacteria, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators will separate and purify rare-earth elements so they can be used in the defense sector. Under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Environmental Microbes as a BioEngineering Resource (EMBER) program, the team was awarded an initial $4 million in funding R&D in Phase 1 with an […]

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