Latest solar distillation gadget concept claims near-perfect efficiency in purifying water

The new water purification technique involves draping a sheet of carbon-dipped paper in an upside-down “V” Access to clean water is one of the world’s most pressing problems, but a team of University at Buffalo researchers has come up with a new take on an old technology that uses sunlight to purify water. Led by […]

Earth is “drinking” more seawater through the Mariana Trench than previously thought

Seismic activity at the Mariana plate is dragging far more water into the Earth’s mantle than previously thought(Credit: Yarr65/Depositphotos) The Earth’s surface is famously a pretty wet place, but a new study suggests that the mantle is home to much more water than was previously believed. Observations of seismic activity around the Mariana Trench have […]