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Purifying water with waste materials

Sand, coral and even waste building materials can become extremely efficient sorbents for removing toxic substances such as arsenic from water if they are treated for that purpose. Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University ...

dateMar 14, 2016 in Materials Science
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Chinese smog has silver lining for mask makers

The steel plants and cement factories scattered across China's Shandong province have made it one of the most contaminated areas of the world's biggest polluter. But for one company, that just makes the business climate better.

dateMar 06, 2016 in Environment
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Exploring the genomic basis of parasitism

The genes that cause parasitism in a group of intestinal worms, responsible for one of most prevalent tropical diseases in the developing world, have been identified by an international team of scientists, led by the University ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Biotechnology
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