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Heavy elements born in neutron star collisions observed in the universe for the first time
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Heavy elements born in neutron star collisions observed in the universe for the first time

The results also confirm 'neutron stars have neutrons in them' — something researchers haven't known for sure till now.

New way to remove toxic mercury from drinking water can be reused many times
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New way to remove toxic mercury from drinking water can be reused many times

The researchers see the invention as a scaleable concept for water purification at a commercial scale.

Nanoparticles extracted from sugar could be a low-cost solution for detecting the presence of lead in water
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Nanoparticles extracted from sugar could be a low-cost solution for detecting the presence of lead in water

Researchers have developed a way to derive nanoparticles from table sugar and these particles can be used as a sensor for detection of lead in water.

New ultra-sensitive device sniffs out toxic metals
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New ultra-sensitive device sniffs out toxic metals

Swiss and US scientists have developed an ultra-sensitive device to detect the tiniest traces of heavy metals in drinking water and fish, which could...