It looks like Minneapolis and Moline are safe from potential lead poisoning of the Flint kind due to the kind of measures deployed at the Minneapolis Water Plant. A water quality official says the two cities are the only ones in the US using a unique method to keep the water safe. And it’s not really
A bladeless wind energy converter. Yes, it sounds a little bit crazy because conventional wisdom dictates that wind energy is best, if not only, generated by blades rotating in the wind. But it was also conventional wisdom that told us that the earth was flat. So away with it for now. It’s the same thing two designers
Imagine a large machine that can purify gallons of water and at the same time generate electricity – as well as create WIFI connections. Now stop imagining because it does exist. And it’s called Watly. All thanks to one Marco Attisani. You see, Marco envisioned a machine that could solve three large challenges that all cities
A lot of things run our lives. A lot of other things run our checkbooks. Energy use in your home shouldn’t be one of them. Unless you are a secret scientist or chemist and running a secret laboratory, of course. But if you are reading this, I bet that’s not the case. State-provided, solar, wind,
Solar energy is indeed the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy source available. But it is not very versatile in places and in seasons that don’t get much sun. Hence, Chinese researchers have come up with innovative technology that can turn raindrops into energy. The new solar cell has been developed by researchers in Qingdao,
Seems we just can’t get enough bad news about the country’s lingering water crisis. The PFOA water contamination in Vermont that’s making headlines is certainly not new to America. It’s just a slight opening atop a huge can of worms. Just like the other crises, it indicates a lot of expediency in the local, state
Everyone in this day and age needs energy. But in most parts of the developing world, it is scarce. In the developed world, the challenge is particularly that it needs to be cleaner and more renewable. But what’s the one thing that the entire world has in abundance? Wastewater. And think about human waste i.e.