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Chemical transport in plants likened to that of humans

Posted by on February 21, 2014

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Plant roots and certain human membrane systems resist chemical transport in much the same way, say researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology in a recent journal article. This similarity could make it easier to assess chemical risks for both people and plants, and may even lead to a new approach to testing medications.

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Researchers use trees to detect contaminants and health threats

Posted by on April 25, 2011

Burken-tree-sampling-port-web.jpgResearchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a method to detect the presence of soil and groundwater contamination without turning a shovel or touching the water.

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