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Water-shedding surfaces can be made to last

September 20, 2013

droplets forming from high-temperature steam A team of researchers has found a way to improve the efficiency of steam condensation as it relates to worldwide production of electricity and clean water processes, having an enormous impact on global energy use. Full Story

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