Water filtration membranes can be made from vegetable oils, researchers find

(Natural News) Researchers in a Yale laboratory have developed a safer way to purify water. Led by Professor Chinedum Osuji, the team has created “a highly ordered and aligned nanoporous polymer” from vegetable oils, reports Nanowerk. The film was created as an alternative to the current set of membrane-based technologies derived largely from petroleum-based materials….

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