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New Tech Much Better Desalinization

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posted on Nov, 13 2015 @ 12:03 PM

New tech; thin sheets of Molybdenum DiSulfide with nanopores filters salt out of water much more efficiently than other known methods.

***Molybdenum disulphide coupled with nanopores could be that solution. While desalination isn’t a new concept, the efficiency gains with this kind of new material – both in terms of the energy required to make the filtration work, and also the cost of keeping a desalination system running – could make a world of difference when it comes to processing large amounts of seawater.

“Finding materials for efficient desalination has been a big issue, and I think this work lays the foundation for next-generation materials,” said Aluru. “These materials are efficient in terms of energy usage and fouling, which are issues that have plagued desalination technology for a long time.”***
here's hoping.
now we need a cheap high-volume energy source

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