Molecules Remove Water Pollutants

July 29, 2013
Materials break down toxic compounds that contaminate water, including endocrine disruptors.
A family of molecules developed at Carnegie Mellon University to break down pollutants in water is one step closer to commercial use. Study results published online in the journal Green Chemistry show that the molecules, which are aimed at removing hazardous endocrine disruptors from water sources, aren't endocrine disruptors themselves as they proved to be non-toxic to developing zebrafish embryos.Read the full article.