Raising rare earth recovery with yeast
Yeast and phosphates extract REEs from hot springs, seawater Metal Tech News – April 19, 2023
Last updated 4/21/2023 at 4:37am
While not quite as easy as whipping up a science experiment in the kitchen, a research group from the Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Engineering has developed an inexpensive and eco-friendly way to condense various rare earth elements (REEs) from natural water sources using common, food-safe ingredients.
The research group, led by Professor Masayuki Azuma and Associate Profess...