ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

A coal-based product could replace sand in concrete

Discovery could be part of a solution to the looming ‘sand crisis’.

New low-power desalination method could be used in disaster zones

New method for purifying drinking water could be used in disaster-hit areas with limited electrical power.

A wound-healing ink can be 3D printed into cuts to heal wounds

Wound-healing ink encourages healing by exposing cut to immune-system vesicles.

A thin cellulose film can inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus within minutes

It also inhibits the growth of bacteria.

New purification methods could make protein drugs cheaper

Engineers find specialized nanoparticles can quickly and inexpensively isolate proteins from a bioreactor.

Separating oil out of water completely

The mechanisms for removing emulsified oil from water are complex because of the deformability and potential for coalescence and break-up of the oil droplets....

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