These microbes are being used to clean up toxic electronic waste

The world is expected to produce more than 120 million tonnes of electronic waste annually by 2050. Image: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Sebastien Farnaud

Professor of Bio-innovation and Enterprise, Coventry University


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