UA scientists study contaminants in Arizona air, water

June 23, 2010

By hammersmith

[Source: UA News] – Are Arizona’s air and water affecting our health?  Are contaminants in the desert environment changing our genomes in ways that encourage disease, including cancer?
These are two of the critical questions being investigated by environmental researchers at the University of Arizona, thanks to recent funding by the federal government through the Superfund Research Program. Much of the work centers on when and how arsenic in dust from Arizona’s desert harms the human body.

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