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Classical Notes: June 3, 2010 Archive

There's "Baby Mozart" and now there's "Microbial Mozart"

Posted at 10:49 AM on June 3, 2010 by Alison Young
Filed under: Fun finds, In the media

We may or may not think playing Mozart to our babies makes them smarter, but in Berlin, it's all about the dulcet tones of Mozart making biomass-eating microbes at a sewage plant work harder.

This is no joke! If their theory works, the facility can save about 1,000 Euros per month.