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Microsensors to Measure Pollutants on Site

Microsensors to Measure Pollutants on Site

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have recently developed a miniature sensor that can measure air and water pollution levels. The sensor utilizes polymer membranes deposited on a tiny silicon disk to measure various pollutants present the air and ...

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Water Purifying Bottle

Water Purifying Bottle

Michael Pritchard, a British businessman from Ipswich, has invented a bottle that can purify its contents. His invention, named “Life Saver”, is a bottle installed with a mechanism capable of purifying even the dirtiest water, eliminating foul tastes and smells ...

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Water Powered Car Demonstrated?

Water Powered Car Demonstrated?

Denny Klein, an inventor from Florida, has introduced the world’s first water powered car. His own 1994 Ford Escort, labeled “Hydrogen Technology”, can run on a combination of water and gasoline, and Klein says it is possible to develop a ...

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Water Spirals around a Newborn Star

Water Spirals around a Newborn Star

NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope recently detected tremendous amounts of water vapor inside the accretion disk of a newborn star approximately 1,000 light-years from Earth. The new observations show for the first time how water, a basic ingredient for life as ...

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Biosphere 2 to Live On

Biosphere 2 to Live On

The University of Arizona recently announced that it will be taking on the operation of the Biosphere 2 Project, which was on the verge of being shut down after it ran out of money. This announcement is now giving hope ...

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First Water on an Extrasolar Planet

First Water on an Extrasolar Planet

Scientists discovered what seems to be the first conclusive evidence for water on an extrasolar planet. The discovery was made by French scientists using data from NASA’s Spitzer space telescope and was recently published in the scientific magazine Nature. In ...

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Miniature Strider-Bot Walks on Water

Miniature Strider-Bot Walks on Water

In 2006, researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University created a unique spider-bot capable of walking on water. The robot could ultimately be equipped with biochemical sensors for monitoring water quality or deployed with cameras for spying or exploration missions of ...

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Hurricane Machine will Help Save Lives

Hurricane Machine will Help Save Lives

Just as another hurricane season is beginning, researchers from the University of Florida unveiled the world’s largest portable hurricane wind and rain simulator. Unlike meteorologists who usually use computer simulators, the University of Florida engineers developed an actual industrial scale ...

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Windhunter makes Hydrogen from Wind

Windhunter makes Hydrogen from Wind

The Florida based company Windhunter is developing a new concept that combines an offshore oil rig, huge retractable wind turbines and electrolyzer that separates the hydrogen from the oxygen in water. The result is a floating rig which converts the ...

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Water on Mars? Martian Life Next?

Water on Mars? Martian Life Next?

Mars just doesn’t seem to get out of the news these days. Following the mysterious disappearance of NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor late last month and some spectacular 3D imagery of the Red Planet, NASA announced on Wednesday that it discovered ...

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