TAG: Frank Reith
Media Release: Bacteria with Midas touch for efficient gold processing
Special ‘nugget-producing’ bacteria may hold the key to more efficient processing of gold ore, mine tailings and recycled electronics, as well as aid in exploration for new deposits, University of Adelaide research has shown. For more than 10 years, University of Adelaide researchers have been investigating the role of microorganisms in gold transformation. In the […]
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TV Spotlight for Frank Reith
Research from the EI has a huge international impact, as shown in a special episode of a German TV show featuring our very own Dr Frank Reith. Dr Frank Reith, aka the Man with the Gold Bug, has been featured in a TV special for German station ZDF. Reith was featured on Leschs Kosmos, a science […]
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Podcast: The man with the gold bug.
The Man with the gold bug, aka Dr Frank Reith has been making some fascinating discoveries about the bugs that live on gold and platinum. His research, recently published in Nature Geoscience could provide a host of applications in the mineral exploration and bioremediation fields. The biomineralisation of metals is not a new phenomenon, however it was previously […]
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