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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 5, 2017

2-D material’s traits could send electronics R&D spinning in new directions, screen-printed batteries for renewables on the way, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 5, 2017.

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Scalable membrane distillation method uses sun’s heat to convert salt water to fresh water

By Faye Oney / June 30, 2017

Rice University researchers have developed an environmentally friendly membrane distillation system that harnesses solar energy for purifying water. The technology could soon be scaled to provide clean water to remote locations, including areas that lack clean water.

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Ceramics for clean water: Nanofiltration membranes break separation limits

By April Gocha / June 23, 2017

Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) (Hermsdorf, Germany) have harnessed the power of ceramics to develop nanofiltration membranes that can generate completely clean drinking water from wastewater—even industrial sewage.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 12, 2016

Nanotechnology cleans water for developing nations, water vapor sets oxides aflutter, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 12, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 23, 2016

Unprecedented nanoscale analysis, when glass becomes liquid, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 23, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 9, 2015

Sodium-ions in a standard battery format, new form of iron oxide has surprising characteristics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 9, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 1, 2015

Self-healing material for spacecraft, a nanoparticle book fit for drinking, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 1, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 2, 2015

RAK Ceramics exits Sudan, Trulite acquires AGC assets, O-I names new leader, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 2, 2015.

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Raise the roof—Bio-concrete roof can turn rain into clean drinking water

By Jessica McMathis / June 12, 2014

A new project seeks to improve access by raising the roof—a special concrete roof, that is, complete with a bio-concrete system to transform collected rain to safe drinking water.

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