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Scientists tackle toxin particle capture

As lakes and waterways are threatened by end-of-summer blue-green algae that produce cyanotoxins – compounds with potent toxicity to humans and pets – a new Cornell study shows how water chemistry controls the way toxic ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Materials Science
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Nature's ocean fertiliser

Scientists have discovered that Antarctic krill – a tiny shrimp-like crustacean – plays a key role in fertilising the Southern Ocean with iron, which stimulates the growth of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants at the ...

dateSep 20, 2016 in Environment
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