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Dowling College Researcher Finds that Nanoparticles Pose Danger to Arctic Ecosystem
April 8, 2011
A team of scientists from Dowling College, Long Island, N.Y., and Queens University, Canada, have found that nanoparticles may have a higher degree of environmental toxicity than previously thought, creating strategic implications for the planet and our ecosystem.
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