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Rare plant eats toxic heavy metals in phytoremediation miracle - NaturalNews.com
Rare plant eats toxic heavy metals in phytoremediation miracle - NaturalNews.com: (NaturalNews) Scientists from the University of the Philippines, Los Banos, and the University of Melbourne have discovered a new species of plant that is able to absorb nickel from the soil at concentrations up to 1,000 times higher than most other plants, as reported in the journal PhytoKeys. The researchers hope that the plant might be used as a tool to help remediate contaminated soils.