Tag Archives: water quality

Buoyant trash

A novel proposed use for plastic bottles includes the creation of floating habitat islands. These islands are comprised of recycled plastic bottles bound together with marine foam and covered with a layer of soil. BioHaven® floating Islands are said to offer … Continue reading

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Watching for water contamination

The mechanisms to eventually create two biosensors are being developed as part of the ‘2012 International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition’ to detect bacterial pathogens in waterways that affect both animals and humans such as E. coli. The first probe targets … Continue reading

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