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  • Tracing CO2 elements in the ocean

    The surface waters of the vast Southern Ocean are suffering from 'marine anaemia' – a serious deficiency in the micronutrient iron. Just as iron deficiency negatively affects the health and productivity of humans and other land-based creatures, so it affects the phytoplankton (microscopic marine plants) existing in the oceanic realm. The environmental consequences of this condition restrict ...


    By Australian Government

  • `Chemical fingerprints` could reveal source of mercury pollution

    Scientists have described a new method for tracking down the source of mercury pollution from burning coal. By analysing the chemistry of the pollution, it is possible to identify which region the coal was originally from. Mercury pollution in the atmosphere comes mainly from coal-fired power stations and chemical plants. Mercury is naturally present in coal and is emitted when it is burned as ...

  • Fire & Rescue Service deploy ABLE Jerome for mercury spillage detection

    Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Service, acting on the advice of one of its Fire Board’s constituent local authorities’ scientific advisory services namely, Glasgow Scientific Services, has recently purchased ABLE’s Mercury Detection System for its technical support teams and mobile technical support laboratory. Mercury, also called quicksilver or hydrargyrum , is a chemical element with the symbol ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific ICP instrumentation selected by Borregaard to simplify trace contaminant analysis in brine

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces that Borregaard, the world's leading supplier of wood-based chemicals, has chosen the powerful Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series Duo ICP emission spectrometer for the detection of trace contaminants in brine - aqueous sodium chloride (NaCl). The iCAP 6000 Series helps Borregaard accurately measure the trace element ...


    By Thermo Fisher Scientific

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