Summary #1420

Desalination Breakthrough Could Lead to Cheaper Water Filtration
  • Removing salt from water has been a challenge for scientists for decades, and this new study might provide a way to make it easier.
  • Researchers found that membranes used to clean water in desalination technology are inconsistent - making them uniformly dense at the nanoscale can help.
  • This can improve membrane efficiency by 30-40%, making desalination cheaper.
  • Desalination is becoming more important every year, as more people struggle to get access to clean water.


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