Moss capable of removing arsenic from drinking water discovered

Arsenic was long used for treating wood, but this was banned in consumer products in 2004 due to concerns over its toxicity. However, the element continues to pose a risk in many areas as deposits naturally occurring in the ground and bedrock can contaminate water as a result of mining operations. One such area where this occurs is northern Sweden, but now researchers have identified a moss there that can quickly remove the harmful substance and make the water safe to drink... Continue Reading Aquatic moss could clean up arsenic from contaminated waterways Category: Environment Tags: Plants Stockholm University Water Related Articles: Indecisive water can exist as two different liquids How the malaria parasite "hails a cab" to reach more victims High-tech camera allows us to see invisible methane gas Synthetic material mim

Moss capable of removing arsenic from drinking water discovered

Moss capable of removing arsenic from contaminated water has been discovered by researchers from Stockholm University. Within just one hour, it reduces water arsenic to levels harmless enough ...

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Aquatic moss could clean up arsenic from contaminated waterways

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