Microbe Talk: November 2015
Posted on November 26, 2015 by Anand Jagatia
How could you convert the dust, leaves and cigarettes that litter the side of the road into something useful and valuable?
In this month’s podcast, we spoke to Dr Angela Murray from the University of Birmingham about using microbes to turn waste products into high-end products.
We hear about a patented technology to convert road dust into precious metal catalysts, and how cleaning up heavy metal pollution can be used to make powerful crystals called quantum dots.