By Beth Buczynski on June 2, 2011
Experts say these new technologies will make our home lives easier, more comfortable, safer, more energy efficient, and even more fun.
By Beth Buczynski on April 25, 2011
New research at the University of Illinois has confirmed the folklore of nature’s healing powers, showing that time spent in green, outdoor spaces is an essential component for good health.
By Beth Buczynski on February 2, 2011
By teaching locals how to implement and manage a solar disinfection system in their villages, the Water School is saving lives and giving struggling populations the tools to provide clean water for life.
Category: Activism, Concept + Innovation, Energy, Food + Drink, Health, Science + Tech | Tags: Africa, alternative energy, clean water, developing nations, disinfection, Haiti, solar power, water quality, Water School | 3
By Beth Buczynski on January 28, 2011
With an increased ability to degrade aerosol- and water-borne viruses, the silicone additive could have major implications for developing nations where water is typically disinfected through exposure to sunlight for its heat and ultraviolet radiation.
Category: Concept + Innovation, Food + Drink, Health, Materials, Science + Tech | Tags: bacteria, developing nations, drinking water, silicone, titanium dioxide, virus, water quality, water treatment | 2