Friday, February 10, 2017

Genetic tool to improve arsenic studies

Arsenic-contaminated drinking water impacts millions of people worldwide. Groundwater contamination is primarily caused by microbes that convert one form of arsenic into another form that can infiltrate groundwater. Researchers have now developed a genetic tool that makes it easier to identify which microbial species have arsenic-converting genes.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/2lxUfIV
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