New material can ‘seize toxic pollutants from air’

Journal Reference: Tao He, Xiang-Jing Kong, Zhen-Xing Bian, Yong-Zheng Zhang, Guang-Rui Si, Lin-Hua Xie, Xue-Qian Wu, Hongliang Huang, Ze Chang, Xian-He Bu, Michael J. Zaworotko, Zuo-Ren Nie, Jian-Rong Li. Trace removal of benzene vapour using double-walled metal–dipyrazolate frameworks. Nature Materials, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41563-022-01237-x The material is capable of capturing trace amounts of benzene, a toxic … Read more

Blow flies can be used detect use of chemical weapons, other pollutants

Journal Reference: Sarah N. Dowling, Christine L. Skaggs, Charity G. Owings, Khadija Moctar, Christine J. Picard, Nicholas E. Manicke. Insects as Chemical Sensors: Detection of Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants and Hydrolysis Products in the Blow Fly Using LC-MS/MS. Environmental Science & Technology, 2022; 56 (6): 3535 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.1c07381 Despite widespread bans, chemical weapons have been … Read more

Microplastics increase the toxicity of organic pollutants in the environment by a factor of 10, study finds

Microplastics increase the toxicity of organic pollutants in the environment by a factor of 10, study finds – NovLink Home Mash Q Microplastics increase the toxicity of organic pollutants in the environment by a factor of 10, study finds We would like to give thanks to the author of this short article for this incredible … Read more

Tracking seasonal and tidal effects on wastewater pollutants in the River Ganges

Journal Reference: Sayanti Kar, Indrajit Ghosh, Pampiya Chowdhury, Amitava Ghosh, Pritam Aitch, Gupinath Bhandari, Abhishek RoyChowdhury. A model-based prediction and analysis of seasonal and tidal influence on pollutants distribution from city outfalls of river Ganges in West Bengal, India and its mapping using GIS tool. PLOS Water, 2022; 1 (2): e0000008 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pwat.0000008 Flowing through … Read more

Chemical pollutants disrupt reproduction in anemonefish

Journal Reference: Jose A. Gonzalez, Abigail R. Histed, Ewelina Nowak, Dominica Lange, Sarah E. Craig, Coltan G. Parker, Achint Kaur, Supriya Bhuvanagiri, Kevin J. Kroll, Christopher J. Martyniuk, Nancy D. Denslow, Cheryl S. Rosenfeld, Justin S. Rhodes. Impact of bisphenol-A and synthetic estradiol on brain, behavior, gonads and sex hormones in a sexually labile coral … Read more

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