Boy Drinking Water

Arup Sengupta is working
to make that a reality.

Arsenic poisoning afflicts nearly 140 million people worldwide. Thatís changing, due to the work of Professor and Fulbright-Nehru scholar Arup SenGupta. He invented the first polymer-based, reusable arsenic-selective absorbent, used in a filtration system that removes arsenic from well water without using electricity or chemicals. It has provided people with relief from symptoms and reduced new cases of arsenicosis in eight countries, from India to Italy to the United States.

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