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Membrane system converts carbon dioxide into fuel, chemical feedstocks

By Faye Oney / December 1, 2017

A research duo has developed a system for converting CO2 emissions from power plants into fuel for cars, trucks, and planes. Their process could also provide an additional revenue stream to offset costs.

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Can hydrogen fuel our future? With this ceramic membrane, maybe

By April Gocha / November 21, 2017

A team of scientists from CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, the University of Oslo, and the Institute of Chemical Technology has developed a promising new ceramic membrane that could reduce the cost and enhance the feasibility of hydrogen generation far enough to bring the technology to the forefront of clean energy solutions.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 8, 2015

Another insight into glass formation, methane conversion by copper zeolites, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 8, 2015.

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Americans clean up their energy act in 2014 and reduce fossil fuel emissions

By Stephanie Liverani / June 2, 2015

Americans rely less on fossil fuels and more on clean energy to help reduce CO2 emissions—an important shift for a more energy-efficient future. But there might be a less-obvious source of emission-free energy we’re overlooking.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / April 10, 2015

TEAM Day 2015, New York Ceramics Corridor gets boost, ceramic proppants review, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for April 10, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / April 3, 2015

Blasch Precision Ceramics feels pressure, smart glass start-up raises millions, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for April 3, 2015.

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Cheap material from asphalt shows promise for most efficient carbon capture yet

By April Gocha / January 14, 2015

Rice University scientists say they have developed a derivative of asphalt—asphalt-porous carbon (A-PC)—that can soak up 114% of its weight in CO2 and is much cheaper than any other carbon capture alternative available.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 31, 2014

Colorful ultrathin semiconductor coatings, intelligent glass modules for building façades, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 31, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 12, 2014

CoorsTek to acquire Japanese ceramics manufacturer, Purdue and GE form advanced manufacturing collaboration, prices to increase for raw materials, ceramic proppant plant to close, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 12, 2014.

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Video: Catching carbon dioxide—new material helps contain greenhouse gas release from natural gas wellheads

By April Gocha / June 19, 2014

A new material developed by scientists at Rice University may help ease some of the burdens behind natural gas preparation by replacing current costly and energy-intensive techniques to isolate natural gas from contaminating carbon dioxide gases from natural gas wells.

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