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Graphene oxide foam helps filter toxins from drinking water

MIT-led research team uses graphene oxide foam in a device that can extract uranium and other heavy metals from tap water.Some kinds of water pollution, such as algal blooms and plastics that foul various bodies of water, are found...

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First commercial contract for water filtration membranes enhanced with graphene oxide

UK's G2O Water Technologies has reported securing its first commercial contract for the enhancement of water filtration membranes with graphene oxide. The Company explains that the advantages of using graphene oxide lie in the enhancement of membrane performance, as...

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Sunrise Energy Metals to take full ownership of graphene oxide membrane development joint venture company, NematiQ

In 2018, Sunrise Energy Metals (SRL) and Ionic Industries partnered up and established a JV called NematiQ to develop graphene oxide (GO) membranes for water treatment applications. SRL initially had a 75% stake in the joint venture, before increasing...

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University at Buffalo team 3D prints graphene aerogels for water treatment

University at Buffalo (UB) researchers have developed a novel 3D printed water-purifying graphene aerogel that could be scaled for use at large wastewater treatment plants.UB's 3D printed ultra-light G-PDA-BSA aerogel. Image credit: UB and 3dprintingindustry.comComposed of aerogel graphene and...

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Researchers shed light on ionic interactions with graphene and water

Researchers led by Northwestern University engineers and Argonne National Laboratory scientists have reached new findings regarding the role of ionic interaction within graphene and water. Their insights could open the door to the design of new energy-efficient electrodes for...

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G2O Water Technologies expands following NPIF investment

G2O Water Technologies (G2O) has announced an expansion into a new laboratory at Liverpool City Region’s Sci-Tech Daresbury following a £600,000 investment, including £320,000 of funding from NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, managed by Maven and part of the...

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Researchers develop enhanced graphene sieve that could advance clean water efforts

Vanderbilt engineers recently designed a simple defect-sealing technique to correct variations in pore size in graphene membranes. The researchers reported a breakthrough in scalable fabrication of graphene membranes with a sealing technology that corrects variations in the pore size...

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Versarien launches graphene-enhanced protective face masks

Versarien has announced the launch of its first graphene-enhanced protective face mask, which utilizes Polygrene, Versarien’s graphene-enhanced polymer.The launch of the new protective face mask is said to coincide with the first two orders Versarien has received following recent...

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New rGO-based nanocomposite photocatalysts can generate hydrogen while while removing pollutants from water

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi research team, in collaboration with researchers from Yogi Vemana University, has designed a novel graphene-based photocatalyst that can remove pollutants from water while simultaneously generating hydrogen using sunlight. In their work, the researchers have...

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Graphene Flagship welcomes sixteen new FLAG-ERA projects

The Graphene Flagship has announced 16 New FLAG-ERA projects, that cover a broad range of topics, from fundamental to applied research. These projects which will become Partnering Projects of the Graphene Flagship – receiving around €11 million in funding...

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