News tagged with mixtures

More efficient separation of methane and CO2

To make natural gas and biogas suitable for use, the methane has to be separated from the CO2. This involves the use of membranes, filters that stop the methane and allow the CO2 to pass through. Researchers at KU Leuven ...

dateOct 18, 2017 in Materials Science
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DNA-evidence needs statistical back-up

DNA-evidence is often believed to be a damning evidence, which leaves no space for uncertainty. In reality it is very difficult to say to what degree some piece of evidence can support a case against a crime suspect. That's ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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Partitioning by collision

An ensemble consisting of a binary mixture of particles of equal size can partition itself into its component fractions - provided that the two species differ in their diffusion constants.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in General Physics
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