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(University of East Anglia) Scientists are warning that a water treatment widely used in developing countries could be damaging the DNA of those drinking it.Despite poor evidence of their effectiveness as a water disinfectant, colloidal silver and silver nanoparticles are increasingly being promoted for treating potentially contaminated drinking water in low income countries.A study led by the University of East Anglia has concluded that there is a risk these treatments could in fact cause genotoxicity.
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Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...