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UA Professor, Startup Work to Cleanse the World's Water This article is available only in print.

UA Professor, Startup Work to Cleanse the World's Water
UA Professor Lauren Greenlee has devised a method using a carbon-iron formula to clean up toxic trichloroethylene in groundwater. If tests go well, it could be a moneymaker.

Life comes down to water, and Lauren Greenlee is working on a project she hopes will one day make the world's water supply much cleaner.
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Neuroscience Claims Space at CHI St. Vincent North

The $30 million renovation and construction project at CHI St. Vincent North in Sherwood can't finish soon enough for Polly Davenport.
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Lithium: Keeping the Cellphone and the Brain Humming This article is available only in print.

The element that Canada's Standard Lithium Ltd. hopes to mine from south Arkansas' underground brine deposits has many uses, from a steady power supply for your laptop to stabilizing your mood.
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