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Carbon combines with solar energy to purify water in high-performance method

By Faye Oney / May 8, 2018

Researchers have developed a novel water purification process using solar energy and carbon-coated paper. Their method could eventually be scalable for purifying water in third-world countries or in areas cut off from water due to recent disasters.

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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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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 7, 2017

‘Instantly rechargeable’ battery could change the future, breaking glass in infinite dimensions, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 7, 2017.

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