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This diagram shows the new model at work: By taking into account a number of factors, including water-use patterns and water chemistry, engineers can predict where lead particles will dislodge and end up in the drinking-water supply during a partial lead service line (LSL) replacement. Credit Courtesy: Biswas Lab

Preventing Lead Spread

While lead pipes were banned decades ago, they still supply millions of American households daily with drinking water amid risks of corrosion and leaching that can cause developmental and neurological effects in young children. One…

Spring trees in bloom. Credit NHEPSCoR

Is Spring Getting Longer?

With the first day of spring around the corner, temperatures are beginning to rise, ice is melting, and the world around us is starting to blossom. Scientists sometimes refer to this transition from winter to…