Environmental Testing & Remediation

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Novel Microcombustor for Highly Efficient Generation of Electric Power from Fuel Microcombustor

 

This technology is a microcombustor a compact, submillimeter device that burns hydrocarbon fuels homogeneously as a source of power. It efficiently converts heat...

VaPRRS -Technology for Effective Air Quality Control

 

The University's Vapor Phase Removal and Recovery System (VaPRRS) is a patented long-lasting filter that effectively removes dilute volatile organic compounds (...

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...

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...

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.

To create the...

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...

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 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...

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....

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...

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