Gallery: Researchers Develop a Self-Filling Water Bottle that Harvests ...

 

There is water in the air around us at every moment. While this may not seem very significant if you live in a water-rich area, this untapped resource could benefit everyone from athletes on the go to people living in arid areas of the world. Taking a cue from the Namib Desert Beetle, scientists have developed a water bottle that can fill itself up by harvesting water from the atmosphere.

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  1. Subrata Sarkar March 18, 2015 at 10:56 am

    There is lack of awareness particularly among the people of water rich areas about imminent scarcity of this life supporting resource.

  2. jernigan October 29, 2014 at 9:26 am

    Glad to see there is research being done to account for viable drinking water. This is good one too: http://www.currentprotocols.com/WileyCDA/CPUnit/refId-mc01g02.html

  3. RenW August 8, 2013 at 10:38 am

    Brilliant idea.

  4. Dante D'Anthony November 24, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    That’s amazing. All that comes to mind are the still suits on Dune.

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