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Nobel Prize winner Sir Fraser Stoddart hopes to turn gold mines green

By cpowell
Created 2017-03-15 23:45

By Jon Yeomans
The Telegraph, London
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A British Nobel Prize winner is hoping to revolutionise the mining industry with a new technique for extracting gold that does away with poisonous cyanide.

Sir Fraser Stoddart, the Scottish-born scientist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2016, is behind a new start-up that is testing a starch-based method of separating gold from ore.

The "serendipitous discovery" by Sir Fraser's research team at Northwestern University in Chicago is being developed by his company Cycladex in Nevada. ...

... For the remainder of the report:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/03/15/nobel-prize-winner-sir-fr... [1]



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