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These solar panels that can pull clean drinking water out of the air just got a big boost

December 5th, 2017 at 2:53 pm » Comments Off

Zero Mass Water makes solar panel arrays that pull clean drinking water from the air. The $4,500 arrays just launched in the United States. Zero Mass arrays could come in handy in areas where water sources are far away or scarce. Some homeowners have purchased arrays as an alternative to plastic water bottles.



The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Wristbands for babies and more

November 23rd, 2017 at 1:44 pm » Comments Off

Wristbands that help babies get a better start, a porta gaming console, better football helmets and super sustainable crops.



Chainless 4-wheeled hybrid electric bike concept is “self-charging”

November 1st, 2017 at 1:35 pm » Comments Off

The Hybrid Module Mobility concept isn’t pedaled directly, but instead employs a pedal-powered alternator for riders to partially recharge its batteries.



A device that turns currents into electricity could make tidal energy a reality

October 25th, 2017 at 9:51 am » Comments Off

There’s no doubt that tidal power is severely lagging behind other forms of renewable energy like wind and solar power. However, as two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, we’d be crazy not to try and harness energy from water that’s continuously in motion.



Water 3.0 solves problem of microplastics and pharmaceuticals in wastewater

October 15th, 2017 at 12:01 pm » Comments Off

Last week, Lund University reported that microplastics cross the blood-brain barrier to accumulate in the brains of fish, and this build-up may be related to behavioral disorders in fish, including slower eating and less exploration of their environments.



Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement

October 15th, 2017 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

Futuristic airless tire is 3D printed, won’t go flat or need replacement.



72% of people 15 to 20 willing to pay extra for environmentally and socially responsible products

October 1st, 2017 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

September 23, 2017 – There is a generational shift going on that is not reflected in the dystopian politics we see in the United States these days. The vast majority of young people see green, sustainable, and socially responsible as critical values in their purchasing decisions according to a Nielsen global study done in 2015. […]



Two Americans invented a wood burning stove that could save millions of lives – and it also charges your phone

September 25th, 2017 at 10:23 am » Comments Off

The CampStove 2 is a wood burner which uses no charcoal or liquid fuels to operate, using only wood for fires.



Electricity-free Stanford system cuts cooling costs by beaming heat into space

September 16th, 2017 at 8:45 pm » Comments Off

Radiative sky cooling systems use reflective panels to emit heat into space, potentially cooling a building in the process.



Disrupting the cow: This plant-based burger smells, tastes and bleeds like the real thing

July 12th, 2017 at 8:24 am » Comments Off

Pat Brown wants every piece of meat consumed in the world to be made entirely from plants. He’s going after the carnivores — and the meat industry that serves them red, bloody, marbled meat.



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