Methods/Tools

Tackling a Persistent Pollutant

Associate Professor Matt Simcik developed a process to keep hazardous PFCs — now called PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) — from traveling through aquifers to drinking water sources and ecosystems.

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Stemming Global Climate Change

Scientists currently have no accurate way to estimate the current total coverage of plants across the planet or project what coverage will be like in the future. PhD biostatistics student Abhirup Datta has changed that.

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