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NSF funds effort to market UT Arlington arsenic analyzer
June 10, 2014
National Science Foundation funding will help two University of Texas (UT) at Arlington faculty members work with a Texas company to market a more environmentally friendly field analyzer for arsenic in water. Millions worldwide, especially in developing countries, are at risk for chronic exposure to arsenic in drinking water.
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