Global Technology – September 2017

Dr. Teresa Bandosz a chemical engineer at City College of New York recently developed smart textiles with the ability to rapidly detect and neutralize nerve gas.  As explained in the journal, Nanoscale Horizons, this groundbreaking discovery could potentially reduce the threat posed by chemical warfare agents.

The fabric consists of a cotton support modified with Copper-BTC and oxidized graphitic carbon nitride composites.  The oxidized graphitic carbon nitride composites were developed previously by Bandosz and tested as a ne.....

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