News tagged with water

Turning off the tap

In May 2018, South Africa's Cape Town may become the first city in the world to fully shut off its water.

dateApr 20, 2018 in Environment
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Scientists create gold nanoparticles in water

An experiment that, by design, was not supposed to turn up anything of note instead produced a "bewildering" surprise, according to the Stanford scientists who made the discovery: a new way of creating gold nanoparticles ...

dateApr 19, 2018 in Nanomaterials
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Toward a new water paradigm

Good intentions are not the same as good results - as much as half of all water and sanitations systems in developing countries fail after five years. To reduce widespread inefficiencies and duplication of efforts, and measure ...

dateApr 19, 2018 in Environment
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Porous salts for fuel cells

Scientists have developed a new class of crystalline porous organic salts with high proton conductivity for applications such as proton-exchange membranes for fuel cells. As reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie, polar ...

dateApr 19, 2018 in Materials Science
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