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April 11, 2018


Princeton University’s Office of Engineering Communications published a story about a bacterium discovered by Princeton researchers in a New Jersey swamp that may offer a more efficient method for treating toxins found in sewage, fertilizer runoff and other forms of water pollution: Swamp microbe has pollution-munching power.

Peter Jaffe, the William L. Knapp ’47 Professor of Civil Engineering at Princeton, professor of civil and environmental engineering and Associate Director for Research for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and Shan Huang, an associate research scholar in civil and environmental engineering at Princeton, reported the discovery of A6 and its unique abilities on April 11 in the journal PLOS ONE.