clean water

  • Solar-powered desalination

    New device speeds up evaporation to desalinate water.

    A team of Chinese researchers have announced an efficient solar-powered desalination technique that directly uses the...

    Materials April 28, 2021
  • Sun, smarts and clean drinking water

    Researchers explore potential of metal-organic frameworks.

    Scientists led by Australia’s Monash University have reported another breakthrough in their efforts to develop more e...

    Materials August 11, 2020
  • A possible new way to deliver clean water

    Ultrathin nanosheets filter out lead and mercury.

    Australian and Chinese researchers have created an ultrathin sieve membrane from 2D nanosheets they say can filter po...

    Materials June 9, 2020
  • Toxic groundwater threatens millions

    Dangerously high concentrations of arsenic found in Pakistan.

    The study, conducted by a team led by Joel Podgorski from the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technolo...

    Society August 24, 2017
  • Is that a water tester in your pocket?

    Your smartphone can help you discover what’s living in the neighbourhood pond.

    University of HoustonTechnology developed by researchers at the University of Houston in the US will let you test for...

    Technology November 11, 2016
  • Solving the global water crisis with bubbles

    Introducing a cheap, efficient way to clarify waste water. By Belinda Smith.

    This portable dissolved air flotation unit can clarify 500 litres of water an hour. – Belinda Smith By 2030...

    Technology May 11, 2015
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