Eliminating microplastics in wastewater directly at the source

IMAGE: Electro-analytical system used to identify appropriate electrodes for anodic oxidation processes. view more  Credit: INRS A research team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) has developed a process for the electrolytic treatment of wastewater that degrades microplastics at the source. The results of this research have been published in the Environmental Pollution […]

Biotech cotton key to eliminating devastating pest from US and Mexico — ScienceDaily

For much of the past century, the invasive pink bollworm wreaked havoc in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico — inflicting tens of millions of dollars in damage annually to cotton on both sides of the border. A multifaceted strategy combining genetically engineered cotton with classical pest control tactics eradicated the pink bollworm from […]