Could Rusty Iron Help Detoxify the World?

rusty.jpgAccording to Fresh Innovators, oxides that form on rusting iron make excellent agents to detoxify various types of chemical spills. Until recently, producing them was itself a hazardous process. But, by using nanoparticle sized pieces of iron, Dr Andrew Feitz says a vastly cheaper, and potentially more effective method is around the corner. More information is available at the University of New South Wales.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.