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ASU researchers test antibacterial effects of healing clays

...ies of clays realizes its full potential, smectite clay could one day rise above cosmetic use to take its ...chool of Earth and Science Exploration and studies clay mineralogy. Haydel is an assistant professor and expert in tuberculosis in the School of Life Scienc...

Iowa State researchers improving plastics made from corn and soy proteins

...o reinforce the plastics with nanoclays, pieces of clay that are just 10 to 20 billionths of a meter thick...gineering who's also working on the project. Those clay platelets need to be separated and mixed evenly throughout the plastic to be much good as a reinforc...

New class of antibiotics effective against drug-resistant bacteria discovered in fungi

...n potential for organic arsenic to iron oxides and clay minerals. Although much of the organic arsenic is biotransformed to inorganic arsenic before it reaches the aquifer, rapid flushing of organic arsenic in to the subsurface during storm events introduces organic arsenic to the subsurface; thus, under...

Geoscientists follow arsenic from chicken feed to streambeds

...n potential for organic arsenic to iron oxides and clay minerals. Although much of the organic arsenic is biotransformed to inorganic arsenic before it reaches the aquifer, rapid flushing of organic arsenic in to the subsurface during storm events introduces organic arsenic to the subsurface; thus, under...

Fluoride poisoning in China due to clay, not coal

... fluoride poisoning because they burn a mixture of clay and coal, say researchers. The findings, from a s...rovince mix with coal powder, is to blame. Mixing clay with coal is much cheaper than burning large blocks of coal. The combined fuel is used to dry corn b...

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