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Research Briefs: Duke University

Superfund Research Program

Nanoparticle Based Strategies for Remediation of Contaminated Sediments: Implications, Synergies, and Antagonistic Effects with Associated Nano-Bioremediation

Project Leader: Claudia Gunsch
Co-Investigators: Mark R. Wiesner, Heileen Hsu-Kim
Grant Number: P42ES010356
Funding Period: 2011-2017

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Research Briefs

  • 248 - Cellulose Nanomaterials in Environmental Cleanup Technologies -- Wiesner
    Release Date: 08/05/2015

    Nanomaterials made of cellulose – a natural polymer used mainly to produce paper – hold great promise in environmental remediation applications and water filtration membranes, according to Duke University Superfund Research Program (Duke SRP) researchers. In a compilation of research findings, Duke SRP researchers led by Mark Wiesner, Ph.D., outline the physical and chemical properties, production costs, and current use of cellulose nanomaterials.

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