Good News: Scientists Are Using Bacteria to Remove Harmful Contaminants From Our Water

“Bacteria make enzymes, and it’s these enzymes that do the dirty work of actually breaking down pollutants. So, Scott and his team are experimenting with bacterial enzymes to decontaminate water systems polluted with pesticides and herbicides. Enzymes aren’t alive, so they don’t need nutrients, which means they can be used in places that bacteria won’t […]

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