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Article ID: 717646

WHO Releases First Report on Microplastics in Drinking-Water

World Health Organization (WHO)

Every day we are ingesting tiny, often microscopic pieces of plastic known as "microplastics" with our food, beverages and the air we breathe. The new Microplastics in Drinking-water report examines the evidence, key findings, recommendations and research needs. It is the first effort to examine the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics in the environment. (Virtual Press Conference Details)

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19-Aug-2019 12:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717537

Global Urban Water Scarcity Endures as a ‘Daily Reality’

Cornell University

More than 40% of residents in 15 cities in the “global south” – developing nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and Latin America – still lack quality, affordable water that can be piped into dwellings, according to a report released by the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.

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15-Aug-2019 1:55 PM EDT
Newswise: Partnership Will Advance Food Safety Research in China

Article ID: 717033

Partnership Will Advance Food Safety Research in China

Cornell University

Cornell University and China’s Hebei Qimei Agriculture Science and Technology Co. Ltd., an organic food group, signed an agreement to collaborate on microbial food safety research. The agreement was funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to Cornell.

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6-Aug-2019 2:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 717025

Partnership with Cornell University Will Advance Food Safety Research in China

Cornell University

Cornell University and China’s Hebei Qimei Agriculture Science and Technology Co. Ltd., an organic food group, signed an agreement in June to collaborate on microbial food safety research. The agreement was funded by a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to Cornell.

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6-Aug-2019 2:15 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 716512

“Flesh-Eating Bacteria” Move into New Waters: How to Stay Safe

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers infectious disease expert discusses how to stay healthy as the bacteria that causes necrotizing soft tissue infections move into new, more northern waters

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29-Jul-2019 9:55 AM EDT

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