0 Replies Latest reply on Sep 4, 2015 2:56 PM by Monica Becker

    New technology for cleaning contam. water - green chemistry or not?

    Monica Becker

      Curious if this can be considered "green nano".  Anyone have thoughts?


      The renewable heavy metal filter, designed by 18-year-old Perry Alagappan, removes 99% of heavy metals from water that passes through it. The filter, built from graphene nanotubes, can be rinsed with a vinegar concentrate and reused. The highly concentrated waste can then be evaporated, leaving a deposit of pure metal that can be used in many different applications.

       

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