Nanotube Water Purification

Paul Raven @ 12-06-2006

Another week, another ‘killer app’ for carbon nanotubes. This time, it is suggested that those little cylinders could be used to make the desalination of sea-water more efficient, lowering the cost of clean drinking water to some of the dryest parts of the world. Who knows what will come of this idea, though – maybe we should take it with a pinch of salt?

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