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Fingerprinting Lead in Bangladesh Turmeric

by on September 25, 2019 12:29 pm
Some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized for curries and other traditional dishes, elevating blood lead levels in Bangladeshis. Read more in the Stanford Report.

Stanford scientists solve mystery of ancient American lakes

by on June 5, 2014 12:27 pm
Reduced evaporation played a role in allowing the Pleistocene lakes of the Western United States grow large. Results of uranium and thorium isotopic analyses by graduate student Daniel Ibarra from the Stanford ICP-MS/TIMS facility are published in the Geological Society of America Bulletin. Read More in the Stanford Report

Opal offers fast, lasting remedy for uranium contamination at nuclear sites, say Stanford researchers

by on December 11, 2011 12:21 pm
High concentrations of uranium in naturally occurring silica minerals provide evidence that hydrous silica minerals may be a useful tool for remediation of uranium contamination. Read more in Stanford News