Chromium | Abigail Knight

October 19, 2017 • 23:09

Explore the colorful past of a transition metal best known for automotive flash and gleaming gems, as well as chromium-6, the carcinogen made infamous by Erin Brockovich. Hear chemical biologist Abigail Knight discuss hexavalent chromium’s dangerous effects, as well as her research toward an efficient strategy for removing these toxic metal ions from drinking water.