Skip to comments.Buckyballs do antimicrobial magic - Water filters coated with carbon nanoparticles resist biofouling
Posted on 03/07/2009 10:42:05 PM PST by neverdem
ChaeaSoccer-ballshaped carbon nanoparticles called buckyballs may keep water flowing through filters, new research shows.
As water passes through treatment plants, communities of bacteria called biofilms sometimes stay behind and gum up the works, a harmful process known as biofouling. Biofouling costs the United States billions of dollars each year in equipment damage, contamination, energy loss and medical costs stemming from bad water, according to the Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana State University in Bozeman...
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Although, I’m sure it’s a great article.
Bookmark for, whenever.
The voters didn't know the effect of Democrats and RINOs in the environment but elected them anyway.
Yep. But the Dems and RINOs just served the Kool-aid, they didn’t filter it.
Interesting article, thanks.
It's an important article about a potential breakthrough in low-cost water purification that could help billions of people. It uses big words, sophisticated concepts, and requires coherent thought for full comprehension. All of which obviously leaves you out.
In addition, you were rude as hell. Don't post when you drink.
In addition, you were rude as hell.
Don't post when you drink.
You really need one, yourself.
Maybe they can make some buckyballs for cleaning catheters and other hospital equipment that gets contaminated with biofilm too.
In such trying times, it’s always reassuring to see what the human mind is still managing to accomplish. Fascinating article, thanks!
FReepmail me if you want on or off my health and science ping list.
Fascinating, thanks for posting.
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