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Novel Renewable Filter for Heavy Metal Removal

Water problem addressed: Too dirty

Summary: Rapid advances in technology in the 21st century have resulted in the recent and significant rise of electronic waste, which contains highly toxic heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, and lead. These heavy metals frequently leak into water sources, thus posing a dire threat to us. The problem with existing heavy metal filters is that none of them are readily renewable. Leveraging the power of nanotechnology, a fully regenerable, sustainable, efficient, and first-of-its-kind filter has been created that can remove over 99% of heavy metal contaminants from drinking and industrial wastewater.

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Perry Alagappan

United States

Year of: 2015

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