Navigation Links
A dirty job but ...
Date:4/13/2009

ur environment. Micro-organisms, for example, are important to keep in the soil. We don't want to kill them or remove the beneficial minerals and metals. Our advanced solution keeps all these factors in mind," he says.

The special compound developed by the Tel Aviv University team relies on advanced chemical architecture: they've created molecular compounds with complex and highly specific functions. As well as being able to recognize and bind to certain metals such as cadmium, the compounds are also non-toxic and biodegradable.

Current solutions for cleaning the soil are very time-consuming, expensive and not completely effective. They strip the soil of all its basic compounds, leaving behind dead and useless sand. They also leave behind their own toxic byproducts and do not biodegrade. "These solutions solve one problem, but create others," says Dr. Gozin, who also works on research projects for the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Air Force.

Other Applications

The new Tel Aviv University solution will give polluted soil a new lease on life and may affect business as well. Properties close to industrial parks are especially at risk and the value of that real estate remains low.

Technically-speaking, the solution could also be applied in the mining industry, to help mineralogists pull certain desired chemicals from the soil, like gold or the rare metals used in the high-tech industry.

The Tel Aviv University research is funded by the Israeli Science Foundation.


'/>"/>

Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Dirty air brings rain -- then again, maybe not
2. Myth about dirty old men supported by science
3. Dune and dirty: Hurricane teaches lessons through ecosystem research
4. Dirty snow causes early runoff in Cascades, Rockies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
A dirty job but ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Automation is fundamentally transforming the travel experience and ... borders. Over the past decade, ePassports, biometric readers, ... to self process through border control via eGates ... increasing number of airports, seaports, and land borders ... Maxine Most , Principal at Acuity Market ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 2014  Data Sciences International (DSI), the global ... new series of digital telemetry implants to meet ... series, part of the PhysioTel™ Digital platform, was ... physiologic data when incorporating functional endpoints into repeat-dose ... toxicology studies has evolved from short ECG strips ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 08, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The integration ... as rural banking and upgradation of the driver,s ... in the market. Besides the aforementioned projects, biometrics ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Automated Border Control (ABC) Transforms the Global Travel Experience With More Than 2500 ABC eGates and APC Kiosks Deployed In Airports, Seaports, and Land Borders Worldwide 2New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2
... aimed at preventing cervical cancer is nearly 100 percent effective ... for most cases of cervical cancer. Results of a nationwide ... 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. , ... deaths in women worldwide, resulting in nearly half a million ...
... helping to build a compelling case for oncolytic ... many cancers. , Reovirus, a non-pathogenic ... has shown powerful anti-cancer activity against cultured tumor ... trials. Oncolytics' proprietary reovirus formulation, Reolysin®, is active ...
... Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in cooperation with the animal ... model which faithfully reproduces the characteristics of dog’s skin ... various lines of research related to skin biology and ... The basic structure of skin consists of an external ...
Cached Biology News:Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer 2Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch 2Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- PharmaBoardroom,s new report, , Healthcare ... for free download , digs deep into this vibrant ... the sector today. One area where ... developing a homegrown pharmaceutical manufacturing base, even if the government,s ... way off. A cursory comparison with neighboring Morocco ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... NEW YORK , Dec. 23, 2014 ... pilot study of mazindol in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity ... in December 2014 . The paper, ... with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder" ( Konofal et al, ... 1;8:2321-2332. eCollection 2014 ) shows that mazindol might ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... RepliCel Life Sciences Inc. (OTCQB: REPCF) (TSX.V: RP), a ... of autologous cell therapies, announced today the publication of ... conjunction with co-authors from Kyoto University and the University ... clinical research using dermal sheath cup (DSC) cells to ... paper entitled " Hair Follicle Dermal Stem Cells Regenerate ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  ( www.competitivehealth.com ) ... an online medical bill review and advocacy service, has ... the FREE WellCard Savings discount health services marketplace. ... that was more than they expected to pay. As ... health care costs, WellCard Savings is pleased to offer ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PharmaBoardroom Releases New Algeria Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Algeria Pharmaceuticals Report 3Redefining ADHD: A New Approach & A Shift of Paradigm in ADHD Therapeutics 2Redefining ADHD: A New Approach & A Shift of Paradigm in ADHD Therapeutics 3Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 2Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 3Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 4Newly Released Peer-Reviewed Publication Further Validates RepliCel's Use of Dermal Sheath Cup Cells to Treat Pattern Baldness 5WellCard Savings Announces CoPatient Medical Bill Review Service for Members 2
... LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012  Synthetic Genomics Inc. ... solutions to solve a wide range of global challenges, ... Vice President for Nutritional Products. Stagnitti is a proven ... translating these into high value food and nutritional products ...
... Jan. 17, 2012 Reliv International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... of LunaRich™, an exclusive soy powder developed at the Missouri ... of its nutritional supplements and will reveal that product at ... "Biotechnology is vital to Missouri,s economic future," said ...
... Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS ) today announced that ... The Journal of Sexual Medicine (JSM), a peer-reviewed ... randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 study evaluating the safety and ... by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Synthetic Genomics Inc. Hires Industry Leader George E. Stagnitti to Head Food and Nutritional Products Development Program 2Reliv and Soy Labs Launch LunaRich, a Healthier Soy 2Reliv and Soy Labs Launch LunaRich, a Healthier Soy 3Reliv and Soy Labs Launch LunaRich, a Healthier Soy 4REVIVE Trial Results for Avanafil Published in JSM Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Erectile Function 2REVIVE Trial Results for Avanafil Published in JSM Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Erectile Function 3REVIVE Trial Results for Avanafil Published in JSM Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Erectile Function 4REVIVE Trial Results for Avanafil Published in JSM Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Erectile Function 5REVIVE Trial Results for Avanafil Published in JSM Demonstrate Significant Improvement in Erectile Function 6
Human M-CSF...
Human Serpin B5/Maspin Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab...
... and S.J. Allen (1995) This ... world authorities on current issues relating to ... Several major advances have been made recently ... disease. Topics include molecular neuropathology through clinical ...
Normal human serum, single donor...
Biology Products: