Monday, May 9, 2016

Genetic potential of oil-eating bacteria from the BP oil spill decoded

Microbiologists have cracked the genetic code of how bacteria broke down oil to help clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, revealing that some bacteria have far greater potential for consuming oil than was previously known. The findings have applications for responding to future oil spills.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1WkU0kM
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