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Grad student uses ceramics knowledge to improve water filter production in Uganda

By Faye Oney / February 10, 2017

A graduate student from London is using his knowledge of ceramics to help a non-profit in Uganda improve production processes for locally-manufactured ceramic water filters.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 20, 2016

Molten metal batteries, electromagnetic properties of graphene-BN materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 20, 2015.

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Video: Graphene membrane filters could revolutionize industries like nuclear, pharmaceuticals

By Stephanie Liverani / January 6, 2016

It may be a new year, but the buzz surrounding graphene and its potential across many applications continues to percolate. Check out the latest research from The University of Manchester in England, including a video that breaks down the magic of this versatile material.

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Reports suggest wrinkles are good, at least for thin film ceramic membranes

By April Gocha / June 23, 2015

Scientists at ETH Zurich have found that doping is not the only way to influence ion conductivity in ceramic membranes.

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Wearable zeolite filters show promise as an alternative to kidney dialysis

By April Gocha / March 10, 2014

Japanese scientists have developed a simple wearable zeolite filter that can filter blood and may someday provide an alternative to conventional kidney dialysis procedures.

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Three-in-one diesel honeycomb ultra-high acicular mullite could slash costs for emission systems

By / August 10, 2010

Schematic of a typical, bulky and costly three-part diesel engine aftertreatment system. Credit: Pyzik, Ziebarth, Han and Yang; ACT. Mostly through sheer coincidence, I have been running across several articles (see below) regarding approaches to NOx emissions control. The latest comes from a new paper in the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7402.2010.02539.x)…

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Swiss group unveils ultrathin, transparent and flexible ceramic foils

By / August 5, 2010

Ultrathin ceramic foils can now be (a) transparent, exhibit (b) interference colors and be (c) flexible.Credit: Bonderer, Chen, Kocher and Gauckler; JACerS. If you are like me, ceramic isn’t the first material that pops into my mind when you hear the word “foil.” But, a quartet of researchers from ETH Zurich’s Department of Materials say…

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