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Using sunlight to pull clean water from dry air - New Atlas

According to the latest report by the World Health Organization, nearly two billion people lack access to clean drinking water. To address this problem, researchers from UC Berkeley and MIT have created a solar-powered device that can be used in places ...and more »

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun - Phys.Org

Water harvester built at MIT with MOFs from UC Berkeley. Using only sunlight, the harvester can pull liters of water from low-humidity air over a 12-hour period. Credit: MIT / laboratory of Evelyn Wang. Imagine a future in which every home has an ...and more »

New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy - Fortune

A new device, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and MIT, promises to bring clean drinking water to remote areas by drawing it directly from the air. Though the device is currently only a prototype, its early results appear extremely promising ...and more »

Water, water everywhere … even in the air - MIT News

Scientists discover a way to harvest fresh water from air, including in arid regions. Watch Video. David Chandler | MIT News Office April 14, 2017. Press Inquiries Share. Press Contact. Karl-Lydie Jean-Baptiste Email: kjeanbap@MIT.EDU Phone: (617) 253 ...and more »

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air - Science Magazine

You can't squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity. The device can produce nearly 3 liters of water per ...and more »

This Device Could Pull Liters of Water Out of Air Using Ambient Sunlight - Nature World News

Researchers from the University of California-Berkeley, in collaboration with mechanical engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a new water harvester device capable of pulling liters of water out of the air using solar ...and more »

Scientists Turn Air Into Drinking Water With Device Powered Solely by Sunlight - Newsweek

Scientists have created a device that can pull drinking water from the air using only the power of sunlight. The water harvester is so effective that it even works well when humidity is as low as 20 percent—typical of many of the driest regions on ...and more »

New Material Sucks Drinking Water Out Of Thin Air - Discover Magazine (blog)

A thin lattice of metals and organic compounds could turn moisture trapped in the atmosphere into drinkable water using only the power of the sun. By optimizing what they call a metal-organic framework (MOF) to hang on to water molecules, researchers ...and more »

How to Pull Water Out of Thin Air, Even in the Driest Parts of the Globe - MIT Technology Review

Scientists have developed a device that can suck water out of desert skies, powered by sunlight alone. They hope that a version of the technology could eventually supply clean drinking water in some of the driest and poorest parts of the globe. The ...and more »

New Solar-Powered Device Harvests Water From Desert Air - Tech Times

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a groundbreaking device that uses solar energy to harvest water out of thin air, even in dry or desert climates. For the construction of their solar-powered water harvester, MIT ...and more »