Wonder-Material Graphene Could Prove a Splash for Clean Water

Wonder-material graphene could be used to cheaply and effectively make dirty water clean. That’s the verdict from the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester and the UK-based filter manufacturer LifeSaver, which have embarked on an 18-month research project to commercialise graphene-based water filters. They say one of …

EU Efficiency Improvements ‘Could Avoid 27,500 Premature Deaths by 2030’

Domestic energy efficiency improvements in the EU could avoid up to 27,500 premature deaths from indoor cold by 2030. That’s according to several new research projects at the University of Manchester – one of these projects illustrates the economic value of these changes could be up to €2.5 billion (£2.2bn) …