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December 2nd, 2009

U.K. Research and Nanoparticles in the Environment

Abstract:
Scientists from several U.K. research centers teamed up to examine silica, a common nanoparticle. They found that nanoparticles coated with a detergent would interact with other matter in the sewage to form a sludge, which settles out and can be removed fairly easily. But that does not necessarily mean that a more sustainable future is in sight for the widespread use of nanoparticles in consumer products.

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cleantechnica.com

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