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bos2Slime on river rocks is a forensics tool for environmental scientists

Washington State Department of Ecology – October 15, 2019 – Video
We’ve all been there. You’re having a nice day playing in the water at your local lake or river, and all of the sudden you slip on a slimy rock! That slick, brownish goop squelches between your toes, and next thing you know, you’re falling backwards into the water. While most of us may not appreciate the slime that grows on river rocks, Dr. William Hobbs and his colleagues have found this slime useful for investigating the sources of toxic chemicals in the water. Read full blog post and view video here.

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