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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

UK regulators order 450+ sites to remove casino games allegedly targeting the under-18 crowd, following an investigation by The Times (Jon Fingas/Engadget)

Jon Fingas / Engadget: UK regulators order 450+ sites to remove casino games allegedly targeting the under-18 crowd, following an investigation by The Times  —  Have you ever seen a gambling machine or website that was all too consp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Feds warn energy, aviation companies of hacking threats

Hackers have been targeting the nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries since May, according to Reuters. It's even serious enough for Homeland Security and the FBI to email firms most at risk of attacks, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Moon colonization: many lava tube caves, water and high amounts of titanium [Science]

Inflatable module with a hard outer shell could be placed into tubes and they would be designed to seal the openings. #moon #space #moonbase #astronomy.....»»

Category: topSource:  planettechnewsRelated News19 hr. 9 min. ago

Coral reefs in Florida Keys hit hard this hurricane season, but there are signs of recovery

Out on the water's surface, floating above the site of a coral nursery was the first sign of trouble: a tangled mass of line, buoys, lobster traps, and debris.  A coral restoration team from Florida's Mote Marine Laboratory was checking on its u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

Spanish government announces plan to seize power in Catalonia, remove elected government

Yesterday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced plans to remove the democratically elected regional government of Catalonia and replace them with direct rule by the national government in Madrid. (more…) Yesterday, Spanish Prime.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

Coral reefs in Florida Keys took a beating this hurricane season, but there"s still hope

Out on the water's surface, floating above the site of a coral nursery was the first sign of trouble: a tangled mass of line, buoys, lobster traps, and debris.  A coral restoration team from Florida's Mote Marine Laboratory was checking on its u.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2017

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Looking to reduce your carbon footprint but don't want to give up your clean clothes? The Drumi from Yirego foot-powered washing machine requires no electricity and only 10 liters of water per wash -- if it ever ships. The post This little machine ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Hands On: Yirego Drumi

The Drumi is a self-contained portable washing machine that uses a foot pump to clean clothes using much less water and power than a standard unit. The post Hands On: Yirego Drumi appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Makers and Disaster Relief: Cistern Pump Solutions Needed

Contribute your ideas to help people get water into their homes Read more on MAKE The post Makers and Disaster Relief: Cistern Pump Solutions Needed appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Lotte de Raadt"s terracotta carafes are designed to encourage people to drink tap water

To encourage people to consume more tap water, Dutch designer Lotte de Raadt presents a range of terracotta carafes that naturally keep liquids cool at this year's Dutch Design Week, which starts today. Read more To encourage people to co.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsOct 21st, 2017

Google officially flips on Project Loon in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is in trouble. Approximately 3 million of its residents are still without electricity after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, and 30% lack access to drinkable water. Exacerbating the process of recovery is the fact that commun.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google officially flips on its internet-beaming balloons in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is in trouble. Approximately 3 million of its residents are still without electricity after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria, and 30% lack access to drinkable water. Exacerbating the process of recovery is the fact that commun.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

GardenSpace will water your garden and keep away pests with its robotic head

It's not that you don't have a green thumb -- you just don't have the time to take care of your garden. Luckily, the Kickstarter project GardenSpace can help you keep your plants watered when you're away. The post GardenSpace will water your garden.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus

Researchers have solved the last unknown protein structure of HIV-1, the retrovirus that can cause AIDS. This will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled and released from infected cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Nintendo Switch Adds Wireless Headset Support; Will Remove 30 Second Video Limit Later

The recent Nintendo Switch Version 4.0.0 has been found to have added support for Wireless USB headsets; meanwhile Kotaku UK reported on what may be in store for the future of Switch video capture. Read Nintendo Switch Adds Wireless Headset Support;.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Web giants to remove extremist content quickly

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Be sure you’re breathing clean air with the Atmosphere Sky Air Treatment System

Our residential lives expose us to smoke, fungal spores, and chemicals -- all inside our homes. But the Atmosphere SKY Air Treatment System promises to remove up to 99.99 percent of allergens. The post Be sure you’re breathing clean air with th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Couple discovers message-in-a-bottle written in 1988

Imagine walking along a shore just minding your own business when you notice a peculiar bottle floating on water in the distance. You decide to grab the bottle and notice there's a note tucked inside. Much to your surprise, the hand-written message i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Researchers use novel imaging to predict spinal degeneration

A main cause for spinal disc degeneration is thought to be a change in the water content in the intervertebral disk. A research team used a novel magnetic resonance imaging technique, called apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps, which directly a.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Couple uses Facebook to track down the author of a message in a bottle from 1988

Imagine walking along a shore just minding your own business when you notice a peculiar bottle floating on water in the distance. You decide to grab the bottle and notice there's a note tucked inside. Much to your surprise, the hand-written message i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017