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

July 22, 2008

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.

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New Membrane Strips Carbon Dioxide from Natural Gas Faster and Better

Oct. 11, 2007

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.

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