Arsenic Removed From Water Using “Smart Material”

On December 14, 2015, in Discoveries & Innovation, Drinking Water, by Erik

Researchers the Imperial College London have discovered a new way to eliminate arsenic from drinking water sources. Using a new “smart material” with a zinc base, it is possible to remove arsenic from groundwater sources through adsorption. Read more about this finding here.

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Want to Remove Arsenic From Drinking Water? Smoke Up.

On December 7, 2015, in Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

While smoking is an unhealthy, detrimental habit, drinking water contaminated with arsenic is outright deadly. So who would have thought that discarded cigarette ashes could remove 96% of arsenic in water? That’s even lower than the standard set by the World Health Organization! Read the link here to find out more about this odd discovery

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