Environmental Chemistry

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Our lifestyles are key contributors to river pollution – social prescribing can help

A new study demonstrates the significant environmental impact of harmful chemical and biological agents we use in our daily activities and then flush down our drains. Personal care products, detergen…

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Food forensics: how AI can smell authentic olive oil

Extra virgin olive (EVO) oils are highly complex. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero discusses the application of an AI smelling machine to analyse, qualify, categorise, and authenticate olive oil and counter…

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The promise of COVID-19 surveillance through wastewater testing

Pandemic modelling data can be gathered through mass testing by monitoring viral RNA levels in wastewater. Dr Han Wei explains how sewer sample surveillance could potentially offer an early warning r…