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The ocean’s nuclear energy reserve

Alexander I. Wiechert, Sotira Yiacoumi and Costas Tsouris ()
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Alexander I. Wiechert: Georgia Institute of Technology
Sotira Yiacoumi: Georgia Institute of Technology
Costas Tsouris: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Nature Sustainability, 2022, vol. 5, issue 1, 13-14

Abstract: Oceanic uranium represents a vast fuel resource that could ensure the long-term sustainability of nuclear power. A new study seeks to harness that potential by developing a bioinspired adsorbent membrane capable of capturing uranium from seawater.

Date: 2022
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DOI: 10.1038/s41893-021-00808-1

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