Rinorea Niccolifera is a weird plant. It has the capacity to amass up to 18,000 ppm of metal in its roots and leaves — 100 to 1000 times more than an ordinary plant’s intake. And it doesn’t even get poisoned. University of Philippines-Los, Banos researchers claim this plant could address the menace of most toxic waste sites found around the world.
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