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Jani Benoit, chemistry

Posted on December 4, 2011

 

Jani BenoitBenoit studies the biogeochemistry of mercury and other trace metals in the environment, specifically, estuaries and wetlands, and how this substance moves through the food web in the form of methylmercury. Mercury is a toxin that can impair neurological development in fetuses, infants and children.

 

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