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Are Our Lakes on the Brink of Suffocation?

In the autumn, lakes undergo their annual water exchange as high winds, inflows from rivers and variations in water temperature mix up the water....

Self-Cleaning Membranes For Sustainable Desalination

Masdar Institute Research Team Leverages Advanced Nanofibers and Membrane Fabrication Know-How to Develop Two Kinds of Membranes that Can Clean Themselves

Self-Cleaning Membranes For Sustainable Desalination

An advanced water treatment membrane made of electrically conductive nanofibers developed at Masdar Institute was highlighted by Dr. Raed Hashaikeh, Professor of Mechanical and...

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls

Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new form of ransomware that was able to take over control of a...

Fertilizer from wastewater

Fraunhofer researchers have developed a market-ready system that can be used to obtain fertilizer from wastewater for direct use in agriculture. A licensee is...

Beneficial biofilm works as a ‘probiotic’ to control biofouling

A team of chemical engineers at Penn State has developed a beneficial biofilm with the ability to prevent the biofouling of reverse osmosis (RO)...
drinking water

Drinking water: how to deliver it chlorine-free?

Chlorinated tap water is the norm around the world, but the experiences of several European countries is that it doesn’t have to be. The...

Advanced Materials Explored for Energy-Efficient Desalination

Innovative research that uses advanced materials to turn saline water into freshwater in an energy-efficient way was presented by Masdar Institute’s Dr. Linda Zou,...
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NUS researchers develop highly efficient nature-inspired membrane

Inspired by the mangrove plant and human kidney, this novel biomimetic membrane is mechanically stronger and allows only water molecules to pass through

Tiny carbon-capturing motors may help tackle rising carbon dioxide levels

Machines that are much smaller than the width of a human hair could one day help clean up carbon dioxide pollution in the oceans....

WATER researchers reveal promising candidates for water treatment and purification

 The FP7-funded WATER project – which aims to unlock the research potential of the CNR (the Italian National Research Council) in Catania in the...