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Rising levels of ARSENIC in rice 'could be toxic and pose cancer risk' - and there are NO federal standards over how much is allowed in food

Rising levels of ARSENIC in rice 'could be toxic and pose cancer risk' - and there are NO federal standards over how much is allowed in food | Bioremediation | Scoop.it
Arsenic is thought to be found in rice in higher levels than most other foods because it is grown in water on the ground, optimal conditions for the contaminant to be absorbed in the rice.

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Stanford biologist and computer scientist discover the 'anternet' | School of Engineering

Stanford biologist and computer scientist discover the 'anternet' | School of Engineering | Bioremediation | Scoop.it

A collaboration between a Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist has revealed that the behavior of harvester ants as they forage for food mirrors the protocols that control traffic on the Internet.


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Des champignons à la rescousse des sols pollués par les dioxines

Des champignons à la rescousse des sols pollués par les dioxines | Bioremediation | Scoop.it

"En 1998, l'incinérateur d'Halluin dans le Nord provoque une importante pollution aux dioxines. Les acteurs locaux se mobilisent et un projet de recherche est engagé pour tester une phytoremédiation un peu particulière : utiliser les champignons du sols pour biodégrader les dioxines."

 

 

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Bioremediation of toxic metals using worms: Earthworms soak up heavy metal

Bioremediation of toxic metals using worms: Earthworms soak up heavy metal | Bioremediation | Scoop.it
Earthworms could be used to extract toxic heavy metals, including cadmium and lead, from solid waste from domestic refuse collection and waste from vegetable and flower markets, according to researchers.
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