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Mobile Phone Can Detect Mercury Contamination In Water
2013-02-06 14:00:14

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Chemists at the University of Burgos (Spain) have manufactured a sheet that changes color in the presence of water contaminated with mercury. The results can be seen with the naked eye but when photographing the membrane with a mobile phone the concentration of this extremely toxic metal can be quantified. Mercury contamination is a problem that is particularly affecting developing countries. It poses a risk to public health since it...

2008-07-25 12:00:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Designs, Inc. announces the new C3 Submersible Fluorometer designed to incorporate up to three optical sensors, temperature and depth. Sensors can be selected to detect in vivo Chlorophyll a, blue green algae, rhodamine WT dye, crude oil, CDOM, optical brighteners as well as turbidity. The C3 can be used in freshwater, coastal and open ocean applications. The versatility of the C3 allows customers to use the C3 during profiles, long-term...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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