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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 »

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

Severe water shortages already affect many regions around the world, and are expected to get much worse as the population grows and the climate heats up. But a new technology developed by scientists at MIT and the University of California at Berkeley ...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 »

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 »

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

Imagine a future in which every home has an appliance that pulls all the water the household needs out of the air, even in dry or desert climates, using only the power of the sun. That future may be around the corner, with the demonstration this week ...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 »

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 »

US researchers discover new way to procure water from thin air - ABC Online

Imagine a future in which every household has an appliance that pulls water out of the air, even in dry or desert climates, using only the power of the sun. That could be the result of a prototype developed by researchers from the Massachusetts ...and more »

This device pulls drinking water straight out of the air — and it runs entirely on the sun's energy - Washington Post

A new kind of water-capturing device could be a game-changer for some of the world's driest places. It can pull water vapor out of the air at humidity as low as 20 percent — conditions that may be seen in the Sahara desert during its hottest months ...and more »