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Dec 18 2019 | Washington Post

The Washington Post highlights Jenna Forsyth's work on Pb adulteration in turmeric.  Lead isotopic measurements were made in the Stanford ICPMS/TIMS facility and the findings were published in ES&T.

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Sep 25 2019 | Stanford News

Some spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized for curries and other traditional dishes, elevating blood lead levels in Bangladeshis. 

Jun 5 2014 | Stanford News

Reduced evaporation played a role in allowing the Pleistocene lakes of the Western United States grow large.

Results of uranium and thorium isotopic analyses by graduate student Daniel Ibarra from the Stanford ICP-MS/TIMS facility are published in the Geological Society of America Bulletin.

Dec 9 2013 | Stanford News

Stanford scientists are studying a nearby abandoned mine for insights on transforming carbon dioxide gas into a solid mineral that can be permanently stored underground.

Dec 1 2011 | Stanford News

High concentrations of uranium in naturally occurring silica minerals provide evidence that hydrous silica minerals may be a useful tool for remediation of uranium contamination.