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Congratulations to past PhD student Dr Linda Dekker (now at Imperial College London) on her publication arising from her PhD work. Link


Contact us:


Dr Joanne Santini (Group Leader)

Institute of Structural & Molecular Biology,

University College London,

Darwin Building, Gower Street,

London WC1E 6BT

Email: j.santini@ucl.ac.uk



                                         

 

Arsenic in the News

OUR GROUP IN THE NEWS

Arsenic mobilisation in West Bengal - interview with Dr Thomas Osborne

Arsenic Bioremediation - interview with Dr Joanne Santini

Articles linked with work/people in our lab:

http://www.greatlakesdirectory.org/Canada/Sept.0808.2.htm

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080907211950.htm

EUROPEAN NEWS

SERBIA

Arsenic levels high in drinking water in Vojvodina

ITALY

Arsenic contamination leads to water ban north of Rome

Link to story

GERMANY

Arsenic found in German beer

GREECE
Protest in Greece against Canadian goldmine project


NORTH AMERICAN NEWS

CANADA

Yellowknife arsenic cleanup costs soar

More on Yellowknife

More on Giant Mine cleanup

Update on Yellowknife clean up Oct 2013

Arsenic claims among Giant Mine workers

USA

Fracking leads to increase in arsenic pollution

Also see Scientific American article Link

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 California.
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

ASIAN NEWS

Arsenic sinks to new depths:  Recent article in Nature describing the magnitiude of arsenic contamination in groundwater and its effects.

BANGLADESH

Arsenic contamination in Kushtia

CAMBODIA

Arsenic as the silent killer

INDIA

Arsenic alarm in Sahebganj's villages

NEPAL

Arsenic found in 1500 tube-wells in Kanchanpu, Nepal

Link to story

CHINA

Millions face arsenic contamination risk in China, study finds