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Battery technology could charge up water desalination

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas.

NASA's New Horizons team discovers vast reserves of water ice on Pluto

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Water ice is surprisingly abundant on Pluto's surface, a new map of the dwarf planet reveals.

Water ice found on the surface of comet 67P

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

For the first time, scientists have spotted large patches of water ice on the surface of a comet, thanks to instruments aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta orbiter.

New Polymer Could Purify Water In Seconds

Posted in Featured, Science on 27th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed a new reusable polymer that can remove pollutants from water within seconds, just like air fresheners trap invisible air pollutants.

Salt-Infused Tarmac Could Keep Roads Ice-Free

Posted in Science on 20th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

What if roads already had salt built right into them? Theyd be able to prevent slick conditions from occurring, well before the risk of an accident.