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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.

New Membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

New Membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

A modified plastic material greatly improves the ability to separate global warming-linked carbon dioxide from natural gas as the gas is prepared for use, according to engineers at The University of Texas at Austin who have analyzed the new plastic's performance.