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Newly-discovered fungus strips pollutants from oil

by Pat Coate | October 10, 2008

Tehran, Iran - A humble fungus could help oil companies clean up their fuel to meet tightening emissions standards.

In one sample, it removed 76% of sulphur compounds in just 3 days, a figure only one bacteria could match over the full 6 days.

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