The filtration process takes approximately an hour, and the researchers’ current prototype containers can hold up to 10 liters of water.
A new generation of wind turbines takes to the sea
Offshore wind has great potential, but the marine environment presents challenges. A new kind of turbine aims to overcome those obstacles.
Cheaper solar is not just about the price of panels
Solar panels are getting cheaper all the time, but the industry is also chipping away at some other, more surprising, costs.
AlgaeBulb is an illuminating, oxygen-generating LED
Well, hello, microorganism-filled mood lighting. The conceptual AlgaeBulb is a mini oxygen-generator housed inside of a teardrop-shaped LED bulb.
Also in animated gif form, in case you like your earthquakes even more terrifying.
How much water does it take to frack a gas well? About 4 Million gallons per well, equivalent amount of water 11,000 families use each day.
SOCCET: the energy-harnessing soccer ball by uncharted play
The SOCCKET is a durable, energy-harnessing soccer ball. Using Uncharted Play’s patent pending technology, the pendulum-like mechanism inside the SOCCKET captures the kinetic energy generated during normal play, and stores it in the ball for later use as an off-grid power source. Just 30 minutes of play can power a simple LED lamp for 3 hours. more
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A Gobi Desert Hotel Designed to Float on Sand!
as well as generating its own electricity and water
Take a 3D printer, waste plastic, four brilliant minds and the charity Water for Humans and you have one very interesting project indeed.
WOOF (Washington Open Object Fabricators) won the 3D4D Challenge back in October for their design that will take waste plastic out of landfills, break it down and, using a 3D printer, turn it into composting toilets and rainwater harvesting systems for the developing world. Talk about two birds, one stone.