Miranda Wang & Jeanny Yao: Breaking down plastics using soil bacteria
High schoolers Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao were finalists for Canada's top student biotechnology award, the 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge. They found bacteria in the Fraser River which breaks down phthalates. [Note: We want you to see these talks exactly as they happened! The archive footage might be a little rougher than the usual TED.com talk.]
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