1. A high-tech sieve that makes the ocean drinkable Yes, you can already turn the ocean into drinkable water through existing, industrial-scale desalination plants. But these plants are often costly and can damage the environment: They use large amounts of energy, produce greenhouse gases and can harm marine life.
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Can a wave of new inventions stop school shootings?Washington PostNow, Edwards – whose only previous inventions involved devising lesson plans — was discussing her device with evangelical fervor during a free period late last week at Dacula Middle School. About the same time, hundreds of miles away in Maryville, …and more » inventions – read more
Telegraph.co.uk The barmy inventions that time forgotTelegraph.co.uk“I had an immense advantage over many others,” wrote the Victorian inventor and steelmaker Henry Bessemer in his autobiography, “inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer …and more » inventions – read more
The Guardian The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become realityThe GuardianBut, in a week where the first man with a severed spine has walked again and scientists have created their own versions of a tractor beam, it seems that inventions that were once a futuristic impossibility are now moving into the realm […]