Enzymes Attack Fuel System Superbugs

Microbial contamination on diesel fuel. Photo courtesy of ECHA Microbiology Ltd.

Hugo Wall''s earliest recollection of fuel system contamination dates to a Reader''s Digest article he read in the 1960s about a Second World War cruiser trying to raise steam to escape Valetta Harbour in Malta as dive bombers approached. The ship''s boilers were coughing, spluttering and finally died. Despite the ...

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