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Reusing CDs to clean sewage water

By Maja Bosanac
One Comment25 September 2013

photocatalytic-diskA group of researchers at National Taiwan University, National Applied Research Laboratories in Taiwan, and the Research Center for Applied Sciences in Taiwan have found a potential novel use for old music CDs. They coated disks with zink oxide (ZnO) nanorods that can function as a photocatalyst, a substance which can promote the reaction without… »


Using graphene oxide to remove radiation particles from liquids

By Damir Beciri
One Comment20 January 2013

rice-go-radionuclides-1While roboticists efforts to develop robots able to withstand exposure to high levels of radiation are helpful for needed actions and monitoring after disasters with increased levels of radiation, researchers at Rice University and Lomonosov Moscow State University have found that graphene oxide¬†(GO) could actually be used to quickly remove radioactive material from contaminated water…. »