The latest progress reported in the
quest for a toxic waste-free environment comes from researchers at the
California Institute of Technology
in Pasadena, US (Alternatives
Journal. Vo122. No 1).
Chemist Michael Hoffman and his colleagues have used high frequency ultrasound waves to break down samples of several toxic chemicals. Tiny bubbles form when ultrasound is directed at liquids and collapse just as rapidly. With internal temperatures rising to 5.500C, the complex toxic molecules break down into non hazardous components.
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