Arsenic in the News
OUR GROUP IN THE NEWS
Arsenic Bioremediation - Interview with Joanne Santini
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Arsenic contamination leads to water ban north of Rome
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NORTH AMERICAN NEWS
U.S. Geological Survey scientists based in California have discovered bacteria that photosynthesise using compounds of arsenic, rather than
water, have been discovered in the warm, bubbling pools of Mono Lake in
The original study:
T.R. Kulp, S.E. Hoeft, M. Asao, M.T. Madigan, J.T. Hollibaugh, J.C. Fisher, J.F. Stolz, C.W. Culbertson, L.G. Miller, R.S. Oremland, Arsenic(III) Fuels Anoxygenic Photosynthesis in Hot Spring Biofilms from Mono Lake, California, Science, 321 (2008) 967-970. click here
Ron Oremland and his team of colleagues have published their recent work in Science. They show that arsenate can be found in cellular components thought to only contain phosphate. You can find the full text of the paper here. Dr. Ron Oremland gave a talk at NASA HQ, where he gave an overview of his significant contribution to our understanding of arsenic and microbes as well as showing some of the details from their recent study.
Arsenic sinks to new depths: Recent article in Nature describing the magnitiude of arsenic contamination in groundwater and its effects.
Arsenic found in 1500 tube-wells in Kanchanpu, Nepal
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