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The Danger of the Swimming Pool: Nitrosamine Carcinogens

The Danger of the Swimming Pool: Nitrosamine Carcinogens

To prevent epidemics, chemical disinfectants are used in public pools to inhibit bacterial growth. Many current disinfection procedures produce harmful byproducts, however, including N-nitrosodialkylamines (nitrosamines). Professor William Mitch of the Department of Chemical Engineering collected water samples from indoor and

Bringing Back the Dead: Reviving an Extinct Tortoise Species

Bringing Back the Dead: Reviving an Extinct Tortoise Species

During the first half of the 19th century, more than 200,000 tortoises were hunted and eaten by whalers passing through the Galapagos Islands. The whalers rode the ocean currents into the southern corner of the archipelago, past the island of

Sonic Golf: A Stroke of Genius

Sonic Golf: A Stroke of Genius

Professor of Applied Physics and Physics Robert D. Grober has recently combined his passion for golf and his professional expertise to produce a real-time audio biofeedback device for golfers.