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2013-05-22 15:25:40

Researchers at University of Cincinnati have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from water sources — lakes and rivers — at a significantly higher rate than the currently used filtering technology made of activated carbon. They report their results today at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Vikram Kapoor, environmental engineering doctoral student, and David Wendell,...

Filtering Harmful Antibiotics From Water Using Solar-Powered Proteins
2013-04-21 21:46:07

University of Cincinnati New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from water sources — lakes and rivers — at a significantly higher rate than the currently used filtering technology made of activated carbon. In the journal “Nano Letters,” Vikram Kapoor, environmental engineering doctoral student, and David Wendell,...


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