WashU Expert: U.S. faces looming 'future drought' in helium

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 16:40 in Physics & Chemistry

In a Dec. 10 briefing on Capitol Hill, a Washington University in St. Louis expert testified that steep price increases and "supply shocks" in helium threaten basic research in academic settings and also broader health and industry applications."Helium is ubiquitous in our lives," said Sophia E. Hayes, professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, in written remarks to a subcommittee of the U.

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