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Energy from toilet wastewater

Wastewater is considered to be of no use - quite wrongly! Washing water has an average temperature of 30 C. Toilet water might not only be used to produce biogas or fertilizers, but also valuable resources that otherwise would enter the sewer system unused.

Mar 23rd, 2017

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Vitrimers: the rise of recyclable plastics

With renewed fundamental insights on the chemical process of the reprocessing, researchers succeeded in controlling the properties and reprocessing of vitrimers by addition of specific additives, both for rubbers and hard plastics.

Mar 20th, 2017

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Rare earth recycling

A new energy-efficient separation of rare earth elements could provide a new domestic source of critical materials.

Mar 15th, 2017

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Hydrogen on demand (w/video)

This approach will make it possible to produce hydrogen in a centralized manner at the point of sale (for example, at a gas station for electric cars fueled by hydrogen) located far from the solar farm.

Mar 13th, 2017

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