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Bursting bubbles clear the way for desalination

Bursting bubbles clear the way for desalination

Bursting bubbles clear the way for desalination

Professor NorEddine Ghaffour and Mohanned Al Ghamdi have harnessed the physical and chemical action of carbon dioxide as a fast and environmentally friendly way of cleaning filters used in water desalination. Read more >>> Read more

Flushing nitrogen from seawater-based toilets

Flushing nitrogen from seawater-based toilets

Flushing nitrogen from seawater-based toilets

Prof. Pascal Saikaly and his postdoc Muhammad Ali and the team have identified a salt-tolerant bacterium cultured from the Red Sea, which can remove nitrogen from salty wastewater. Their work could potentially increase the use of saltwater for toilet flushing, thereby easing up pressure on desalination and freshwater resources. Read more >>> Read more

Chlorine could increase antimicrobial resistance

Chlorine could increase antimicrobial resistance

Chlorine could increase antimicrobial resistance

In this latest article from the KAUST Discovery, Prof. Peiying Hong with David Mantilla-Calderon, postdoc, and Nicolas Augsburger, a Ph.D. student challenges the safety of using chlorine as a final disinfection step for wastewater. Read more >>> Read more
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