HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon decolorize textile mill wastewater

f dye removed from effluent, according to Horwitz, who added that employing Fe-TAML activators could enable manufacturers to recycle water used in textile dyeing. This step would reduce overall plant costs and save millions of gallons of water yearly over the entire industry. Theoretically, sunlight would also penetrate Fe-TAML-treated water much more easily than dyed water, thereby improving the survival of aquatic fish and plants.

Fe-TAML activators originated at Carnegie Mellons Institute for Green Oxidation Chemistry under the leadership of Terry Collins, the Thomas Lord Professor of Chemistry at the Mellon College of Science. Collins is a strong proponent of green chemistry to create environmentally friendly, sustainable technologies. Fe-TAML activators show enormous potential to provide clean, safe alternatives to existing industrial practices. They also provide ways to remediate other pressing problems that currently lack solutions. The dye decolorization research was supported in part by the Eden Hall Foundation of Pittsburgh.

As part of this Septembers American Chemical Society meeting symposium, "Green Chemistry: Multidisciplinary Science and Engineering Applied to Global Environmental Issues," the Collins' group will present results of Fe-TAML activators' effectiveness in killing a simulant of a biological warfare agent, reducing fuel pollutants, treating pulp and paper processing byproducts, and de-toxifying pesticides. At the symposium, the Collins group also will highlight how Fe-TAML activators can work with oxygen rather than hydrogen peroxide, thereby extending tremendously the range of potential applications of these catalysts.


'"/>

Contact: Lauren Ward
wardle@andrew.cmu.edu
412-268-7761
Carnegie Mellon University
10-Sep-2003


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon remove recalcitrant sulfur from automotive fuels
2. Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon decontaminate anthrax simulant
3. Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon break down toxic pesticides
4. Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon help cleanup paper and wood pulp manufacturing
5. Computer database being developed at Temple will allow for better inventory of chemicals
6. New software developed at Rensselaer predicts promising ingredients for new drugs
7. New imaging technique developed to identify breast cancer
8. Portable kidney dialysis machine developed
9. New method of identifying and isolating stem cells developed
10. Study calls for cheaper antitoxins for plant poisoning in less-developed countries
11. Drug developed for rare disease may help millions more as treatment for cancer, autoimmune diseases

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/20/2017)... DAL ) customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding ... ... biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport ... Delta,s biometric boarding pass experience that launched in May at the ... to allow eligible Delta SkyMiles Members who are enrolled in CLEAR to ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... PARIS , June 15, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ... the international tech event dedicated to developing collaboration between startups ... on June 15-17. During the event, nine startups will ... deliver value in various industries. ... in the international market, with a 30 percent increase in ...
(Date:5/16/2017)...   Bridge Patient Portal , an enterprise ... EMR Systems , an electronic medical record solutions ... established a partnership to build an interface between ... Centricity™ products, including Centricity Practice Solution (CPS), Centricity ... new integrations will allow healthcare delivery networks using ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... , ... ComplianceOnline’s Medical Device Summit is back for its 4th year. The ... Francisco, CA. The Summit brings together current and former FDA office bearers, regulators, industry ... officials from around the world to address key issues in device compliance, quality and ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... -- VMS BioMarketing, a leading provider of patient support solutions, has ... (CNE) network, which will launch this week. The VMS CNEs ... professionals to enhance the patient care experience by delivering peer-to-peer ... care professionals to help women who have been diagnosed and ... ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... , ... Disappearing forests and increased emissions are the main causes of the ... Especially those living in larger cities are affected by air pollution related diseases. , ... pollution-affected countries globally - decided to take action. , “I knew I had to ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... has granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and ... of osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the cell membrane and bind intracellular ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: