MIT Researchers Find Low-Cost Solution for Water Filtration – French Tribune

French TribuneMIT researchers have devised a new way for low-cost water filtration. The researchers have actually found that a small piece of sapwood is highly effective to filter out approximately … Read More

MIT Researchers Discover Sapwood is Inexpensive Water Filtration Method – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceSapwood from a tree branch can be used to filter over 99 percent of E.coli from drinking water, according to the latest findings by MIT mechanical engineers, and … Read More

Simple Tree Branch Filter Removes 99 Percent of E. Coli from Water – The Escapist

The EscapistMIT researchers have tested a water filter fashioned from a tree branch that may be the low-cost solution to water filtration in developing countries. New research from MIT has … Read More

MIT scientists show tree branch to be effective water purifier –

UPI.comBOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) — Dirty, contaminated water is a problem for many developing nations. But water filters are relatively expensive and not something easily assembled in the shed, garage … Read More

Bridgestone Arena Among First in US to Recycle Cigarette Butts – The Official Site of the Nashville Predators

Bridgestone Arena Among First in US to Recycle Cigarette ButtsThe Official Site of the Nashville PredatorsNashville, Tenn. – Through a partnership with the Nashville Clean Water Project, Bridgestone Arena is … Read More

Sisolak says he won’t run for governor against Sandoval – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunSisolak says he won’t run for governor against Sandoval. Image. Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun. Commissioner Steve Sisolak speaks during a meeting of the Las Vegas Valley … Read More

Bracket Briefing: Duke, Creighton jump to No. 2 seeds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: As the curtains begin to close on the college basketball regular season, every victory — by big or small margin — has the potential to … Read More

Miley Cyrus Striptease Lands MTV in Hot Water, Again (photos, video) –

TheImproper.comMiley Cyrus couldn’t keep her top on during her MTV Unplugged performance earlier in the week, drawing protests from some parents. Miley Cyrus spiced up her MTV Unplugged special with … Read More

Frogs’ love calls attract predators – The Japan Times

The Japan TimesWASHINGTON – A frog’s evening serenade beckons his would-be suitors but also summons competition from rivals and attracts predators, making dating a dangerous endeavor, international researchers say. The … Read More

Space dust capable of carrying water to Earth, researchers confirm – The Space Reporter

The Space ReporterAccording to a news release from the University of Hawaii – School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, researchers have found that interplanetary dust particles, called IDPs, … Read More

Ceres asteroid vents water vapour – BBC News

BBC NewsObservations of the Solar System’s biggest asteroid suggest it is spewing plumes of water vapour into space. Ceres has long been thought to contain substantial quantities of ice within … Read More

This dwarf planet in the asteroid belt may contain more fresh water than all of Earth – CNET

CNETUsing the Herschel Telescope, the European Space Agency has detected water vapor on Ceres, the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt. And it just may have a whole … Read More

Wednesday Tip-Off: Latest Kentucky loss shows more growing pains – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: Kentucky coach John Calipari warned his players before the team’s game at Arkansas they’d better bring their A game. As it turned out, the Wildcats … Read More

Senior deputy completes ascent to take reins of Las Vegas Valley Water District – Las Vegas Sun

Senior deputy completes ascent to take reins of Las Vegas Valley Water DistrictLas Vegas SunFifteen years after he was hired out of law school to join the Las Vegas Valley … Read More

‘Massive’ reservoir of melt water found under Greenland ice – BBC News

BBC NewsResearchers say they have discovered a large reservoir of melt water that sits under the Greenland ice sheet all year round. The scientists say the water is stored in … Read More

Melt Water Discovered Under Greenland Ice Sheet, Reservoir Trapped ‘Like The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesGreenland is home to the second largest sheet of ice in the world, behind Antarctica. Creative Commons. Scientists were blown away to find liquid water in one of … Read More

Thursday Tip-Off: No. 22 UCLA takes on No. 8 Duke at MSG – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: Given the state of the New York Knicks these days, it’s a good thing there has been a steady lineup of quality college games to … Read More

Tuesday Tip-Off: Florida, Memphis meet in top 25 clash – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAT THE WATER COOLER: The headliner of today’s Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden matches No. 14 Memphis and No.17 Florida (9 p.m. ET, ESPN). Both teams will … Read More

New project to create drinking water from the Red Sea will also boost shrinking … – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — The Dead Sea has been rapidly disappearing for the past 50 years, one of the world’s natural wonders careening toward ecological collapse. But in a deal signed … Read More

Las Vegas water rate increases approved through 2017 – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalJohn Entsminger, senior deputy general manager of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, speaks with the Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board at the paper in Las Vegas Tuesday, Sept. … Read More

Hubble finds water on 5 planets in our galactic neighborhood – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThanks to the Hubble Space Telescope and some new imaging techniques, scientists have detected traces of water vapor on five massive planets right in our galactic backyard. But … Read More

Astronomers Find Water On Five Exoplanets, But Can They Support Life? – International Business Times

International Business TimesAstronomers detected water on five exoplanets by taking infrared wavelength measurements of their atmospheres. Flickr/wonderlane. Scientists recently detected water in the atmospheres of five exoplanets – planets outside … Read More

Yosemite Fire Threatens San Francisco Power, Water; How Did It Start?

The Yosemite Fire is growing to fantastic proportions, and if you have any doubts about that statement, look at the photo that’s included here. According to reports, the Yosemite Fire … Read More