A revolutionary discovery at EPFL

The River Rhone has suffered from mercury pollution dating from the 1970s. Now researchers at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) have discovered a way to rid water of heavy metals. The method could also help purifying water in developing countries. (RTS/

This content was published on May 21, 2018 - 10:00

This article was automatically imported from our old content management system. If you see any display errors, please let us know:

Comments under this article have been turned off. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us!

If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at

Share this story

Join the conversation!

With a SWI account, you have the opportunity to contribute on our website.

You can Login or register here.