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Fish poisoned by World War Two bombs could be saved by BACTERIA

World War Two bombs rusting at the bottom of the sea and poisoning sea-life could be made safe using bacteria, experts say.  Scientists at Kiel University hope to use microbes to break down 300,000 metric tons of explosives dumped by US, UK, Soviet and German troops.  The safe disposal of the bombs would protect humans and sea-life from toxic effects as the ageing devices start to come apart, researchers claim.  Read more...



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