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Foiljet MR1

Foiljet MR1

Designers Matt De Bellefeuille and Robert Vandenham have recently introduced a new concept water vehicle named Foiljet MR1. Although it resembles a water ski, it offers an enhanced sportive experience and reduction in environmental damage, in comparison to traditional jet ...

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Evidence of Water in Moon’s Interior

Evidence of Water in Moon’s Interior

A research team from Brown University has found for the first time evidence of water deep within the moon. The researchers believe the water was contained in lunar magmas ejected more than 3 billion years ago. The new discovery strongly ...

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Mars’ soil is like Antarctica’s

Mars’ soil is like Antarctica’s

NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander scraped the icy soil of the “Wonderland” area on June 26, confirming that subsurface soil and icy soil can be sampled at a single trench. Now, Phoenix scientists are assured they have a completed the soil-layer ...

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IBM’s Nano-Water Cooled Chips

IBM’s Nano-Water Cooled Chips

Researchers at IBM have developed a method of networking tiny pipes of water that can be used to cool next generation PC chips. Scientists at the firm have shown off a prototype device layered with thousands of hair-width cooling arteries. ...

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Robotic Flying Jellyfish

Robotic Flying Jellyfish

Have you ever wondered whether it is possible to glide through the air just as jellyfish swim through water? Scientists at the German company “Festo” have not only answered this question positively, but have built a device that does exactly ...

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Building Blocks of Life Found in Space

Building Blocks of Life Found in Space

Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, U.S. researchers have discovered large amounts of simple organic gases and water vapor in a possible planet-forming region around an infant star. The scientists found even more water surroundings two other young stars in the ...

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Super Water Repellent

Super Water Repellent

John Simpson, a researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Department of Energy, recently developed a super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material. His invention may lead to the creation of a new class of water repellant products, such as windshields, eyewear, ...

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MIT ‘HolyBot’ Walks on Water

MIT ‘HolyBot’ Walks on Water

Inspired by the movement of water striders, insects that can run across the surface of water, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a robot capable of moving on fluidic surfaces, such as water. The mechanical strider, ...

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Fog Shower

Fog Shower

Joao Diego Schimansky, a student at Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana in Brazil, is one of eight finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab 2007 annual global competition. Schimansky designed a concept called “Fog Shower”, a showerhead that consumes much less ...

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New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

Scientists at the University of Illinois have recently discovered a new way to produce water from unlikely materials such as alcohols. Their discovery may lead to the creation of better catalysts (used to accelerate the rate of a chemical or ...

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