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Microalgae robots capture plastic pollution in water

nanoprticlesResearchers have created controllable microalgae robots decorated with magnetic nanoparticles that can swim around and actively capture microplastics and nanoplastics from water with over 90% efficiency, offering a sustainable microrobotics solution for reducing plastic pollution.

Oct 25th, 2023

Reusable nanostructured fibers may boost sustainability of photocatalytic water treatment

nanofiberResearchers developed reusable titanium dioxide-based photocatalytic fibers decorated with gold nanoparticles, which showed exceptional ability in degrading water pollutants under UV light compared to commercial nanopowders. The innovation highlights the potential of rational fiber material design to improve efficiency and sustainability of photocatalysts for real-world water purification.

Oct 16th, 2023

Green flexible electronics based on natural materials

glowing-paperRecent research has focused extensively on utilizing natural materials such as silk, wood, paper, plant fibers, and biomass for fabricating green electronics. These materials are abundant, low-cost, renewable, and biodegradable, making them an ideal alternative to conventional plastics.

Jul 17th, 2023