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EPA Grant Number: SU835084
Title: Extracting Lignocellulose and Synthesizing Silica Nanoparticles from Rice Husks 

Texas State University-San Marcos students are converting rice husks, a byproduct of agriculture, into a starter material called lignocellulose for producing fabrics, biofuel and silica nanoparticles .

Challenge Area(s): Materials and Chemicals

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    Extracting Lignocellulose and Synthesizing Silica Nanoparticles from Rice Husks

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