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Membranes to remove viruses from drinking water

The 'zwitterionic polymer hydrogel' repels the viruses from approaching and passing through the membrane. It contains both positive and negative charges and improves efficiency by weakening virus accumulation on the modified filter surface. The resul.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyApr 19th, 2017

Nyne wrestles into the rugged Bluetooth speaker space in style with the Rock

With 65 Watts of power, water-resistant housing, and ample battery life, Nyne's latest portable Bluetooth speaker would seem to pair perfectly with outdoor events. Check out our quick review to find out if it's right for you. The post Nyne wrestles i.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

The Trago bottle cap tracks your water intake to make sure you’re hydrated

Trago is a revolutionary hydration system that tracks your fluid intake with a water bottle cap combined with a smart app integration system. With it, you won't have an excuse for being dehydrated. The post The Trago bottle cap tracks your water inta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Tree-incorporating concept house recycles water and may inspire future homes

Designed by civil engineer Anthony Leung, this eco-friendly treehouse incorporates sustainable concepts to work with -- rather than against -- nature, with trees acting as support columns, and a grass roof. The post Tree-incorporating concept house r.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Lifestraw Go bottle filters your water as you drink, and is on sale for as low as $31

Clean water is vital when you're hiking, camping, or traveling. The Lifestraw Go water bottle features a built-in filter that purifies your water as you drink, and it's on sale now from Amazon for as little as $31. The post Lifestraw Go bottle filter.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Enjoy clean water on the trail with the Lifestraw Go filtered water bottle

Clean water is vital when you're hiking, camping, or traveling. The Lifestraw Go water bottle features a built-in filter that purifies your water as you drink, and it's on sale now from Amazon for as little as $31. The post Enjoy clean water on the t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

The truth about Antarctica"s "Blood Falls" finally oozes out of the ice

We may finally have an explanation for a red waterfall in Antarctica that has puzzled visitors and researchers since its discovery in 1911. Blood Falls may owe its rusty, bloody color to salty water that has been trapped under the Taylor glacier for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Take your notes to the next level in iOS 10 with collaboration

The Notes app in iOS 10 allows you to add people to a note, and work with them in real time. Check out this guide to learn how to set up notes collaboration in iOS 10 and how to remove people from a note or stop sharing it. The post Take your notes t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Using rooster testes to learn how the body fights viruses

Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells. Using rooster testes, scientists shed light on how germ cells -- sperm and egg -- protect themselves from viruses so that th.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Flying cars aren"t real yet, but these supersonic vehicles already exist

Self-driving vehicles are passé in Silicon Valley. Now it's all about flying transportation. This week, Google co-founder Larry Page unveiled his plans for a Kitty Hawk Flyer that can hover above the water. Sergey Brin, the other Google co-found.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Most groundwater is ancient but contains surprising human fingerprint

Tritium from atomic bombs detected in half of “fossil” aquifers. Enlarge / We're talking mostly water that is way older than this fellow, but also a little water that's slightly younger... (credit: Don Harrison) Water is typically consider.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Youth binge drinking, cardiovascular disease possibly linked

A new study is underway to determine whether binge drinking is related to cardiovascular disease in young adults who are not predisposed to the condition......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Energy drinks linked to more heart, blood pressure changes than caffeinated drinks alone

Two hours after drinking 32 ounces of a commercially available energy drink, the heart's electrical activity was abnormal compared to drinking a caffeine-matched control drink. Both caffeine and energy drinks raised systolic blood pressure initially.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

Sony’s latest reimagining of the Walkman gets a June release date

Will the onboard storage, water- and dust-proofing and ambient sound modes impress? Sony has announced the latest iteration of the Walkman — and it’s a rugged, sports-focussed Bluetooth headphone that’ll be hitting the US,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

It turns out CPR will bring a drowned lizard back to life. A couple of times.

Even lizards need life guards, sometimes. Dale Hall, alongside his nephews Jayden and Caleb, came to the rescue of one blue-tongue lizard that was found lifeless in his salt water swimming pool in Caloundra, Australia, on Tuesday. How? Just some old.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Man-hating fish jumps out of water, nails water skier in the penis

A renegade fish on a mission to destroy humans landed a direct hit on a water skier in Japan recently.  A member of the Waseda Waterski Team known as Miroku was water-skiing on the Tone River near the Kantō region in Japan when disaster str.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Early blood signatures of vaccine immunogenicity

Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect. This is one of the results of a new study on systems analysis of immune responses induc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Chimps pass on sponge drinking trick like a family tradition

After a few chimpanzees started using moss to soak up water from a pond, the behaviour has spread. The pattern might tell us about how early human culture spread.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

Hero with a drone spots a shark circling below 3 oblivious surfers

Photographer David Finlay was flying his drone and checking out the scenery at a Kiama beach in Australia  on Monday — as you do — when he noticed something circling below a group of surfers hanging out in the water.  Cue Jaws.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The FCC’s Myths vs. Facts sheet defending its plan to reverse net neutrality, annotated

 Immediately after FCC Chairman Pai announced his intention to remove the net neutrality rules set in place in 2015, the agency issued a little preemptive strike against detractors. “Internet Regulation: Myths vs. Facts.” I’ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017

The FCC’s Myths vs Facts sheet defending its plan to reverse net neutrality, annotated

 Immediately after FCC Chairman Pai announced his intention to remove the net neutrality rules set in place in 2015, the agency issued a little preemptive strike against detractors. “Internet Regulation: Myths vs. Facts.” I’ve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 26th, 2017