Nitrogen pollution can lead to harmful algal blooms in surface water, producing toxins that contaminate drinking water. Photo: X/WaterPolution20

An extra 3 billion people to ‘lack clean water by 2050’, with China in risk zone

Southern China will be among areas at risk as high nitrogen levels continue to deplete clean water supplies, researchers in Germany and Netherlands say in paper for Nature Communications.

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China’s rising academic star fired after students accuse him of falsifying data

Supervisor dismissed after investigation which began with student claims of fabricated data and manipulat