purification processes

Green process cleans up hazardous textile chemicals

September 27th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A green process can clean up the most hazardous chemicals used in textile dyes, which are dumped into rivers and agricultural land, claims new research.Maria Jonstrup, ... Read more...

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‘Super sand’ to purify drinking water

June 23rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to chemically transform ordinary sand into so-called "super sand" for improved purification of drinking water.Ordinary sand, an abundant natural resource of ... Read more...

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Tweaked E coli can produce low-cost fuel

January 28th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Scientists have transformed E. coli, the bacteria responsible for most cases of food poisoning, into an efficient biological factory to produce diesel and other hydrocarbons from sugars cheaply ... Read more...

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Tobacco plants may harbour diabetes cure

March 19th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): While tobacco has always been attributed to devastating effects on health, an international team of researchers has found a rather healthy side of tobacco plants.The team led ... Read more...

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