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How Microbiology and Computer Science Will Lead to a Global Green Initiative

*Abdullahi Yusuf(Ahmed Mahamad) University of Minnesota

Introduction
This presentation will discuss how Science (Microbiology) in combination with the efforts of technology (Computer Science) will lead us to a global green initiative.

Microbiology
Microbiology: is the discipline of biology that studies the fundamental nature and utility of unicellular organisms, both prokaryotic and eukaryotic, that are too small to be seen with the naked eye 1. Bioremediation : is the use of microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants. 2. Deinococcus Radiodurans: The bacteria can be used to treat radioactive sites due to its resistance to many extremes. Researchers are studying ways to use this unique ability to solve other issues. Solar

Energy
Our planet is enriched with abundant sunlight that could power our energy needs. Solar energy is obtained from sunlight using the solar panels that will eventually be converted into mechanical or electrical energy. Wind Wind power generates no emissions, and displaces carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that would otherwise be emitted by fossil fuel-fired electric generation. Hydroelectric If hydroelectricity is used effectively it can produce a large amount of electricity that can be used to produce energy.

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Nanotechnology
LEDs Power Chips.

PROPOSAL
I plan to develop a power system that utilizes solar, wind, and hydroelectric energy. Energy produced from each of these will be sent directly to the power grid. The goal behind this idea is to produce energy without harming the planet. If this method was applied in a large-scale format then the use for fossil fuels and the risk of nuclear reactors will be minimized dramatically. This will eventually help lead to a global green initiative.

Nuclear Nuclear power produces a very small amount of carbon emissions. However its risks are greater than its benefits.

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