News tagged with chromium

Mapping the march to methodical materials

Selective and reactive, metal-organic frameworks or MOFs could replace inefficient materials in batteries, catalysts, solid-state heat pumps, and other products where gas separation and storage are vital. While scientists ...

dateNov 11, 2014 in Materials Science
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200 million people at risk from toxic pollution

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide risk exposure to toxic pollution, environmental groups warned Monday, publishing a list of the world's worst areas, including an African processing site for European electronics.

dateNov 05, 2013 in Environment
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Pulp friction cleans up 'Brockovich' chemical

A byproduct of the manufacture of pulp using the sulfite process for making paper, sodium lignosulfonate, can be used to immobilize and soak up toxic chromium compounds from soil and water, according to research published ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Environment
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