Bugs on the hunt

Brilliant Australian research on gold-eating microbes that make it possible to develop a highly accurate, in-field tool for measuring gold concentrations in soils is being frustrated by a lack of funding.

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David Upton

The lack of commercial support for the technology, led by University of Adelaide Associate Professor Frank Reith, is remarkable given the developments in hand-held XRF in recent years and the

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