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Testing the limits of facemask filtration

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Modeling airflow and filtration reveals truths and misconceptions on commonly held beliefs about virus spread

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Membrane filtration technology development trends toward water & wastewater recovery & reuse

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Facemask for medical use

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread worldwide in the early part of this year, one of the first things to become clear was the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – facemasks in particular – was not ready for the ensuing surge in demand. In many parts of the world impacted by the coronavirus, …

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Aerosol contaminants with and without barrier curtain

The interior of an airplane is perhaps one of the safest places to be when it comes to avoiding contamination from a virus like COVID-19. This is one of the surprising findings arising from detailed studies of recent so-called “super spreader” events in combination with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling. Together, they highlight the need …

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Membrane Filtration for Wastewater Recovery

Whereas the total quantity of water on this planet is more or less fixed, its quality is deteriorating, because we have been contaminating it for thousands of years, with little concern for the consequences. Drinking water regulations continue to increase water quality standards, and industrial and commercial activities are requiring higher quality water in many …

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