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First 'nanorust' field test slated in Mexico

Rice University researchers today announced that the first field tests of "nanorust," the university's revolutionary, low-cost technology for removing arsenic from drinking water, will begin later this year in Guanajuato, ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Reducing arsenic accumulation in rice grains

Arsenic is a highly toxic element derived from both natural and human sources, the accumulation of which can trigger cancer and skin diseases in humans. A key human health concern is the contamination of drinking water and ...

dateDec 10, 2014 in Ecology
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North Atlantic seaweed is safe to eat

Seaweed has been eaten for thousands of years by people all over the world, and it can be considered a tasty and healthy food item. This is the conclusion from professor Ole G. Mouritsen, Department of Physics, Chemistry ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Ecology
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Arsenic in Goldfields soil needs monitoring

Exposure to arsenic in soil and mine waste may have contributed to a slight increase in past cancer risk in socio-economically disadvantaged areas in the Goldfields region of Victoria, according to new research published ...

dateMar 22, 2012 in Environment
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