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Northwestern University

Device Detects Low Levels of Toxic Metals in Water, Fish

Caption: Commercial strip of glass covered with a film of 'hairy' nanoparticles, a kind of a 'nano-velcro,' that can be dipped into water to measure mercury levels.

Credit: The Grzybowski Group, Northwestern University

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