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Columbus Dispatch: Tiny Bubbles
January 12, 2012, 10:55 am
Filed under: News

OSU researcher hopes ultrasound can destroy pharmaceuticals, compounds we flush into rivers and lakesMore science stories

By  Spencer Hunt 
December 11, 2011 8:18 AM

Every time we flush the toilet, some of the compounds and medicines we take every day end up in our streams, rivers and lakes.

These “emerging contaminants” include antibiotics, birth-control drugs, antidepressants and caffeine.

As scientists better understand the threat these pollutants pose to wildlife and people, Ohio State University researchers are developing a method to destroy them before they cause harm.

 Read further at http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/science/2011/12/11/tiny-bubbles.html

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