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Could UMN professor’s invention clean PFCs from east metro water? He thinks so

Matt Simcik has invented a sponge that might be able to clean up one of the state’s worst water-pollution problems, the PFCs in Washington County groundwater. His technique involves putting absorbent material underground. “This stuff is sticky.
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MIT’s latest invention pulls clean drinking water out of thin air

For people in the world without easy access to drinkable water, the idea of being able to pull it straight out of the sky, even in the driest of desert regions, would quite literally be a lifesaver. That is something that researchers from Massachusetts …
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You can now turn water into Prosecco, thanks to this new invention

Yep, MySecco is the world’s first make-your-own single bottle of sparkling wine, and all you have to do is pour warm water into the provided bottle and add the included yeast and syrup sachets. Described as a ‘delicious, hand-crafted sparkling wine with …
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Camp Invention ‘wets’ children’s appetite for STEM with water rockets

Children in USC Aiken’s annual Camp Invention launched themselves into a world of summer fun – and learning – last week using water rockets, bubble blasters and snowball slingshots. The weeklong Camp Invention at the Ruth Patrick Science Education …
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This Invention Would Let You Eat Water Like a Giant Grape

It can be tough to get your recommended daily intake of water, but one innovation is making it easier than ever to keep a bottle, or blob, of H2O on hand. So if all goes according to plan, not only could you soon be keeping bottles out of landfills, you …
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New invention uses bacteria to purify water

A new system that uses bacteria to turn non-potable water into drinking water will be tested next week in West Vancouver prior to being installed in remote communities in Canada and beyond. A University of British Columbia-developed system that uses …
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