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

*Abdullahi Yusuf(Ahmed Mahamad) University of Minnesota

Introduction
The advancement of technology is a continuous effort that will allow us to prosper for many years to come. Its the very essence of success in our time, the cornerstone of our civilizations. The development of science in addition to the technological achievements of this century will embark us on an adventure that will last. Just imagine the new medical instruments that will be utilized to help patients recover. However the success of our people depends on the environment on which we thrive. Could it be that our planet is in danger of toxins, environmental changes, and inadequate use of energy? 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. Nuclear Nuclear power produces a very small amount of carbon emissions. However its risks are greater than its benefits.

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PROPOSAL
I plan to develop a wind turbine that has the base covered with solar panels, and on the top very aerodynamic turbines. The tower will collect solar power through its panels. The panels will help turn the turbines constantly when wind is relatively unavailable. In addition to this hybrid wind turbine a hydroelectric plant will connect to the turbine incase of an accident. 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 lead to a global green initiative.

Nanotechnology
LEDs Power Chips.

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