Trivia: Making freshwater from seawater

Home & Family, On the Road, Technology, Trivia
on May 17, 2009

Doctoral student Robert McGinnis and his adviser Menachem Elimelech, of Yale University in New Haven, published in 2008 the results of their research on engineered osmosis to extract freshwater from non-potable sources such as seawater, which could lead to affordable clean water.