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  • New waterproofing and antifouling materials developed by Swansea Scientists

    Science Magazine , 8th Jun 2017

    'Green' project led by Swansea scientists could replace more expensive and hazardous materials used for waterproofing and antifouling/fogging.

    New materials have been developed by scientists in the Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) at Swansea University which is nontoxic, economical and shows promise to replace more expensive and hazardous materials used for waterproofing and antifouling/fogging.

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  • ESRI Labs featured in Dr Who episode 7, "The Pyramid at the End of the World"

    Dr Who broadcast on BBC 1 , 27th May 2017

    The Dr Who episode 7,The Pyramid at the End of the World featured scenes that were filmed here in our laboratories at ESRI.

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  • With New Advance, Natural Gas Filtering Technology Moves Closer to Commercial Reality

    Journal of Petroleum Technology , 20th Apr 2017

    Researchers at Rice University in Houston have advanced their efforts to develop a low cost and relatively simple-to-make filtering material for carbon dioxide separation and capture. Their aim is for this new material to be used at natural gas gathering facilities where it will absorb carbon dioxide from natural gas streams while allowing the methane product to pass through.

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  • Be tradition

    You Tube , 8th Apr 2017

    "Be tradition" is a film on the key role of CO2 for making future energy production sustainable.
    The novel approach of "Be tradition" is the use of visual narrative for "tradition" and text narrative for "sustainability". The goal is for the viewer to experience a link between tradition (in this case the Italian tradition of cooking) and sustainability (in this case the use of renewable energy and CO2 for making fuels).

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  • New filter finding gives pores for thought

    Materials Today , 6th Apr 2017

    Natural gas producers want to draw all the methane they can from a well while also sequestering as much carbon dioxide as possible. At the moment, they can use filters that optimize either carbon capture or methane flow, but no single filter will do both. Thanks to scientists at Rice University, however, they now know how to fine-tune these sorbents for their needs.

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