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New Chlorine-Tolerant, Desalination Membrane Hopes to Boost Access to Clean Water

A chemical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin is part of a team that has developed a chlorine-tolerant membrane that should simplify the water desalination process, increasing access to fresh water and possibly reducing greenhouse gases.

Insulin Pill Possibilities Starting to Gel; Engineer Reports Significant Progress

Insulin pills to replace the injections necessary for those suffering from diabetes appear closer to reality through new research by chemical and biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Chemical Engineers Discover New Way To Control Particle Motion Potentially Aiding Micro- and Nano-fluid Systems for Drug Delivery, Sensors, More

Chemical Engineers Discover New Way To Control Particle Motion Potentially Aiding Micro- and Nano-fluid Systems for Drug Delivery, Sensors, More

A new way to control the motion of fluid particles through tiny channels, potentially aiding the development of micro- and nano-scale technologies such as drug delivery devices, chemical and biological sensors, and components for miniaturized biological "lab-on-a-chip" applications has been discovered by chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.