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nitrates

Rice U.’s One-Step Catalyst Turns Nitrates into Water and Air

Engineers at Rice University’s Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them...
nanoclusters

Magnetized Viruses Attack Harmful Bacteria

Magnetic nanoparticle clusters have the power to punch through biofilms to reach bacteria that can foul water treatment systems, according to scientists at Rice...
distillation

Clean Drinking Water from Solar Power

Researchers from Yale and Rice University have developed a system that uses solar energy and nanoparticles to make saltwater drinkable. The system could potentially...
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Freshwater from Salt Water Using Only Solar Energy

A federally funded research effort to revolutionize water treatment has yielded an off-grid technology that uses energy from sunlight alone to turn salt water...