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Membranes come in all shapes and sizes. They are artificial filters that are used, for example, in water purification or car catalyzers. They are also used in pipes in factories. Researchers from University College London (UCL) and Newcastle University have now developed a new type of membrane that makes it easier to separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other non-toxic gases.

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Author profile picture Maurits Kuypers graduated as a macroeconomist from the University of Amsterdam, specialising in international work. He has been active as a journalist since 1997, first for 10 years on the editorial staff of Het Financieele Dagblad in Amsterdam, then as a freelance correspondent in Berlin and Central Europe. When it comes to technological innovations, he always has an eye for the financial feasibility of a project.