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Bacteria could help in case of oil spills

Thursday, July 7th, 2016 Category: Security & Public

Facing the imminent development of hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico, studies are underway to create contingency plans in case of oil accidents. A research group at the Institute of Biotechnology at the Autonomous University (UNAM) is performing metagenomics studies, seeking to identify the bacteria that degrade hydrocarbons.

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