Environmental Testing & Remediation

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Thermal Swing Adsorption Based on Electrical Properties of the Adsorbent

 

A method for indirectly monitoring and controlling an electrically resistive adsorption system. Adsorption of a predetermined adsorbate is conducted while...

Gas Purification Device with Liquefaction of Dilute Gas Components

 

Many manufacturing processes currently emit large quantities of gas effluent into the atmosphere or dispose of by techniques such as thermal oxidation or bio-...

A fluorescent sensor for Hg_+ detection

 

Sensors that can detect mercury with high sensitivity and selectivity are very useful in preventing mercury poisoning as well as understanding its distribution....

A DNA-Cleaving DNAzyme-Based Fluorescent Sensor for Cu_+ Detection

 

Copper is a widely used metal that can leak into the environment through various routes. In low concentrations, copper is an essential nutrient; however, exposure...

Water Resistant Metal-Organic Frameworks

 

The construction of nanoporous metal-organic frameworks (MOF) by copolymerization of organic molecules with metal ions has received widespread attention in recent...

Quantum Dot Encoding of Aptamer-Linked Nanostructures for One Pot Simultltaneous Detection of Multltiple Analytes

 

Nanoparticle-based colormetric biosensors allow onsite, real-time qualitative or semi-quantitative detection without complicated analytical instruments. Their...

A Method for Precise Control of Alignment of Nanomaterials on a DNA Template

 

The field of materials science has recently gained the ability to assemble singly-functional nanomaterials to DNA backbones; however, future applications for this...

A Composite Biosorbent for Treatment of Heavy Metal Waste Streams

 

This purification technology is a means of activating a ceramic substrate and preparing a chitosan gel that coats the surface of the substrate as well as its...

Simple, catalytic DNA biosensors for effective detection of heavy metals & other diverse analytes based on color changes

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technology capable of effectively detecting and quantifying metal ions in a...

Colloidal Polymer Adsorbent for Removing Natural Organic Matter from Drinking Water Supplies

 

This purification technology offers a more environmentally friendly and economically competitive method for purifying drinking water supplies.

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