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Using 60% less water in paper production

An EPFL researcher has developed a mathematical model for optimizing heat transfer in factories and dramatically reducing water and energy consumption. The model could, in theory, cut water use by 60% at a Canadian paper mill and allow the facility ...

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Rutgers Develops Eco-Friendly Concrete

Richard E. Riman focuses on making ceramic materials under sustainable conditions. Credit: Cameron Bowman Click for a full size image   Rutgers Develops Eco-Friendly Concrete Rutgers’ Richard Riman invented energy-efficient technology that could help limit climate change In the future, ...

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Maximizing the applications of the geotechnics

  Maximizing the applications of the geotechnics Dr. Marcelo Sanchez, associate professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and his team of researchers are paving the way for new engineering applications that will shape the ...

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UChicago startup turns renewable energy into natural gas

Fully operational since July, Electrochaea’s one-megawatt BioCat facility near Copenhagen converts excess electrical power from wind turbines and waste CO2 from the neighboring water treatment plant into methane for the natural-gas grid. Photo byRonnie Ranch Hedegaard, courtesy of Electrochaea Click ...

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The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life

Modern archeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands of years old, and yet still preserved. Through millennia, the archeologists discover, the food remains unspoiled, an unmistakable testament to the ...

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