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Turning Cigarette Ash Into Arsenic Filters Turning Cigarette Ash Into Arsenic Filters
  • October 21st, 2014
  • Scientists have found an ingenious use for cigarette ash, turning the porous material into an efficient arsenic water purifier.

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Turning Cigarette Ash Into Arsenic Filters

Turning Cigarette Ash Into Arsenic Filters

Scientists have found an ingenious use for cigarette ash, turning the porous material into an efficient arsenic water purifier.

“Green Steel” Technology Saves Two Million Tires From Landfill

“Green Steel” Technology Saves Two Million Tires From Landfill

By using old tires instead of non-renewable coke in steel furnaces, researchers saved landfill space equivalent to two million tires.

The Ancient Mountains That Fed Early Life

The Ancient Mountains That Fed Early Life

Scientists have uncovered evidence of a 2,500 km-long mountain range that once spanned Africa to Brazil.

Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene

Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene

Variations in a single gene, apt-like, can lead up to 15 different patterns of coloration in caterpillars.

Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO<sub>2</sub>

Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO2

The oceans are getting more acidic, but living in the reefs has helped epaulette sharks cope, scientists say.

Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too

Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too

Unlike other social animals, leadership in steel-blue sawfly groups is mutually beneficial for both leaders and followers.

The Unexamined Diversity Of The “Coral Triangle”

The Unexamined Diversity Of The “Coral Triangle”

Previously unstudied museum collections have prompted a re-evaluation of the biodiversity of the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

How Much Fat Is In Your Milk? Milk Orange Knows

How Much Fat Is In Your Milk? Milk Orange Knows

Milk Orange can instantly and quantitatively determine the fat content of milk, speeding up quality control.

Bosonic Super-WIMPs Ruled Out As Dark Matter Candidate

Bosonic Super-WIMPs Ruled Out As Dark Matter Candidate

Using one ton of liquid xenon, scientists have performed highly sensitive experiments which rule out bosonic super-WIMPs as the stuff of dark matter.

High Accuracy Qubits Pave The Way For Quantum Computers

High Accuracy Qubits Pave The Way For Quantum Computers

Two research teams have independently developed quantum bits that are more than 99 percent accurate.