Highly sensitive yet cheaper sensor to detect mercury in water – thanks to nanofibers

Highly sensitive yet cheaper sensor to detect mercury in water – thanks to nanofibers

January 22, 2015

  Mercury is one of the dangerous pollutants present in the environment. Mercury contamination in drinking water leads to various diseases includes digestive, heart, kidney Read More

Nanofibers steer to surpass commercial forward osmosis membrane’s performance

Nanofibers steer to surpass commercial forward osmosis membrane’s performance

August 4, 2014

  Conventional flat-sheet and hollow fibers membranes are widely being used in pressure-driven osmosis (Reverse Osmosis – RO) applications due to their superior permselectivity. Owing to high operating/maintenance costs Read More

Nanofibrous filtering media: Filtration problems and solutions from tiny materials

Nanofibrous filtering media: Filtration problems and solutions from tiny materials

July 9, 2014

Nanotechnologists have discovered new filtering media for effective filtrations. The nanofiber based filtering media, made up of fibers of diameter ranging from 100 to 1000 nm, Read More

Multifold benefits by nanofiber membrane in microbial fuel cells

Multifold benefits by nanofiber membrane in microbial fuel cells

June 30, 2014

The cost of treating municipal and industrial wastewater using activated sludge processes has been increasing every year, mainly because of enormous energy requirement. Experts predict Read More