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June 20, 2017

Polymer network captures drinking water contaminant

Cross-linked cyclodextrin removes 99% of the perfluorinated chemical PFOA from water in lab tests

June 16, 2017

Sunlight surprise raises cadmium pollution risk

Exposure to light increases solubility of cadmium red pigment in water, bucking conventional wisdom

June 12, 2017

Thirsty MOF sucks more water from air

A high-capacity, water-adsorbent metal-organic framework could help improve the performance of both water capture and adsorption cooling devices

June 1, 2017

Scientific groups disappointed in Trump's move on climate

U.S. president pledges to exit Paris Agreement

May 25, 2017

Mustard comes closer to becoming India’s first genetically modified food crop

Final approval from government still needed

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