From Science Daily:

An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Barcelona (UB), have developed an ultrasound treatment to remove ibuprofen from waters polluted with this drug. The new method could be used in water purification plants, which would avoid the emission of pharmaceutical pollutants into rivers, lakes, seas and other surface waters. Read more.

A 2008 Associated Press investigation found pharmaceuticals in the drinking water supplies of at least 41 million Americans. In the course of a five-month inquiry, the AP discovered that drugs have been detected in the drinking water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas.

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Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is hiring an experienced communication coordinator to oversee communication for the program. The communication coordinator will be situated in Purdue University but will work across both states to lead efforts to develop and maintain programs and products that promote science-based knowledge and highlight IISG’s research, outreach and education efforts.To learn more about the communication coordinator’s responsibilities and qualifications, visit the link in bio.An initial review of applications will take place on August 8, 2024.

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is hiring an experienced communication coordinator to oversee communication for the program. The communication coordinator will be situated in Purdue University but will work across both states to lead efforts to develop and maintain programs and products that promote science-based knowledge and highlight IISG’s research, outreach and education efforts.

To learn more about the communication coordinator’s responsibilities and qualifications, visit the link in bio.

An initial review of applications will take place on August 8, 2024.
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